fall together.

every crevice
tracing white
of the lonely earth;
rock and bone
entwine 

in the eyes of 
acanthine leaves
all starved in newborn 
waves; losing or death

if we never 
fall nor dream
and we sit 
on branch’s bone,

and dream’s death,
it gives us an offbeat sparrow
while we, mourning our oceans,
see the mind
that makes 
the root of madness
or rock,

we could never
fall together.

© 2020 lucysworks.com All Rights Reserved.


Written for today’s prompt at the Go Dog Go Cafe: Write a poem using the phrase “if we never.”


  21 comments for “fall together.

  1. July 21, 2020 at 11:15 am

    Wonderfully unique Lucy

    Liked by 1 person

  2. July 21, 2020 at 11:21 am

    Your post is really amazing, your words from heart are too interesting.

    Liked by 2 people

  3. July 21, 2020 at 12:55 pm

    Loved it. Beautifully penned.

    Liked by 2 people

    • July 21, 2020 at 2:25 pm

      Thank you! ❤️❤️

      Like

  4. July 21, 2020 at 1:19 pm

    Beautifully written in Lucy’s usual eloquent style.

    Liked by 3 people

  5. Mother Gaia XD 🌈🔥
    July 21, 2020 at 4:10 pm

    I got myself a core message out of this:

    if we never
    fall nor dream

    if we never
    see the mind
    that makes
    the root of madness

    we could never
    fall together.

    I think I’ll be integrating this in the post I’m writing just now, it’s brilliant! Thanks for sharing 😊

    Liked by 1 person

    • July 21, 2020 at 4:53 pm

      That really is the essence of the poem! I thank you for analyzing it and am flattered that you would integrate what you thought of it in your post.

      Thank you again for your feedback and kind words. It’s always appreciated!

      Liked by 1 person

      • Mother Gaia XD 🌈🔥
        July 21, 2020 at 4:58 pm

        My pleasure! 😃 It’s always fun to analyze and find out the real meaning behind things 😉

        Liked by 1 person

  6. July 21, 2020 at 4:48 pm

    You have a great way with words! Love this poem!

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Rhen Laird
    July 21, 2020 at 7:39 pm

    Wow wow wow…I’m speechless…

    Liked by 1 person

    • July 21, 2020 at 9:03 pm

      To hear that makes me speechless. Thank you for your kind and lovely comments. I feel very honored! ❤️

      Like

      • Rhen Laird
        July 21, 2020 at 9:44 pm

        It’s a delight to read your work 🙂 ❤

        Liked by 1 person

      • July 21, 2020 at 9:49 pm

        ❤ ❤

        Liked by 1 person

  8. July 23, 2020 at 7:55 pm

    Unique poem, Lucy. I read it several times.

    Liked by 1 person

    • July 23, 2020 at 8:53 pm

      Thank you so much!

      Like

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