You had the key

to my heart

cum laude

to our applause

like a violin

you played me

producing me

and made me glow

a shimmering lava

maybe a  tsunami

our love was…

not strong enough

now locked away

in an unsuccessful




©AmandavdL 2010



31 Responses to “COROLLARY”

  1. Better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all?
    Beautiful though.

  2. like a violin, you played me… Brilliant!

  3. Heartbreak is always sad. 😦

    Beautiful poem though, I love how you ended it.

  4. Boy, talk about slamming on the brakes! I just had to read it again.

  5. Beautiful, Amanda. Love the title being the last word!

  6. heartbreak…wow! this makes me sad, like it should.

  7. Carol Ann Hoel Says:

    Well said commentary on a relationship that fizzled and then burned out. You have such a special talent for making a statement in a few illustrious words! Thank you for sharing your works of art.

  8. Heartbreak is sad.

  9. Angst as a by-product of love is still better than the frustration of not having loved… don’t you think? Ofcourse it’s all easier said than done… (sigh)
    This poem such a nice flow to it… like a story… very well done, A… phheeww!!!
    I am really liking this new style of yours Amanda – that of highlighting the LAST WORD of your poem! It really adds a lot of effect, and makes an impact!!!

    By the way, since when did you start submitting posts in the evening?!!?!?? 🙂 That busy huh??! Take care, my friend…
    Loviezzz and hugs coming your way.. please make time for them 🙂 MWAAHH

    • Ooohh… and I see that your son’s birthday was/in in May… well well well…. Happy Belated Birthday to him! 🙂 Yea, I know… 3 months late!!! But hey.. I didn’t know..
      But now, thanks to the lovely Jingle, I know some of my friends’ birthdays… yaaayyy!
      Mwah !!

    • hahahahaha…..I don’t know, just came to me last night when I did not feel like going to bed!!!! Happy you liked it dear friend…just goes to show, don’t always need to write in the middle of the night!!! But then I did again:):):)…Darn….can’t change the pattern!! We love it, don’t we?….Loving you beautiful girl……MWAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH AND LOVIEZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ XXX

  10. Touched deeply by the poem……very emotional

    Happy birthday to your son!!!

  11. hot as lava, overpowering as a tsunami – and still not enough, not strong enough – what can one do? wait for the next one, and know that love is. hugs!

  12. wow, so intense

  13. The ebb and flow of relationships, their life and death. It’s a bittersweet thing for sure. Beautifully put, Amanda.

  14. Some good things do come to an end, but we are always better for having loved.

    Lovely, but sad poem. Beautifully illustrated as all your posts are.

    Peace and Hugs … catching up today and will be back for more tonight. Meanwhile, you are well into your weekend. Have a good one, Amanda.

  15. I will do the same later today….so much to do but we’ll get there 🙂 🙂 🙂 Indeed so happy it’s weekend…enjoy my friend xxx

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