We'll come around to it
beyond many years
of casting our shadows
deceived by our fears

It circles the edges
we tend to avoid
a semblance of union
tinkered and toyed

still, fated to wander
together... alone
wondering how we can rise
through touchstones


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stefy commented on Touchstone


I like this poem.......rhyming and rhythm in first stanza is perfect......beautiful indeed..............



So glad you enjoyed this. I debated whether to post it or not, so it is gratifying to hear that it worked for you.

ginga commented on Touchstone


bloomingsun, I love poems about nature and this was an ingenious theme to come up with. Clever an creative. ginga



Thank you, Ginga, I am so glad you enjoyed it. Thanks much! ~Peace

WordSlinger commented on Touchstone


Nice, two rocks make a spark, they also can leave a mark, ty WS



Yes, that's true, whether a mark is left or even a scar, it is the spark that makes it happen. Thank you for coming by and for your comment. ~Peace

SavVySam commented on Touchstone


Touchstones, crossroads, and others bends in the road ahead lead us onward, but to where...from one wanderer on this journey to another...this is a soulfully shared work...



Thank you, Sam. I appreciate your thoughtful comment... ~Peace

FranzJ commented on Touchstone


together as one a couple should be able to defeat any fears - - - -



Yes, the key word here being, "should"... therein lies the problem... Thanks for taking the time to read this and for your comment. ~Peace

If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) American poet.

bloomingsun’s Poems (29)

Title Comments
Title Comments
Spilling Light 2
Delivery 2
Gathering Light 9
Spring Haiku 2
Touchstone 5
Promises 1
Let Us See 4
Summary 3
Gift 7
Plea for Peace; a villanelle 7
Her Escape 16
Confession 7
Out of Our Hands 7
Child of Longing 6
Wait 5
Advent 13
haiku 7
Beach 8
Vows 4
Let Down Again 4
Just Thinking 3
Muse 3
Blossoms 3
The Power of a Flower 5
Heaven's Beach 8
Her Heart 2
Renewal 5
breaking 6
Morning on the Dock 9