A blind (young) man

Canada

Formally known as Hazen. Reading and writing and tea. What a better evening? Please don't flag me and keep in mind: poetry is raw expression of the primal, often the ugly. I'm fine ; ) .

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Beautiful {You wrote me}

October 10, 2020

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 {Beautiful}

I don't want to write something beautiful. 
I don't want to make you think,
or look away, or stare at your toes
in shame. 
I don't want to take thoughts here in my brain,
and send them down through my fingers to the other side.
where they hide, hello world. 
I don't want to write something beautiful. 

{You wrote me} 

But they wouldn't care anyway.
I could write about (my life), true. 
I could scrawl endless poems ,say,
about the smell of fire. 
How despite the blaze, woodsmoke smells great.
But they wouldn't care, anyway. 
I could tell them how the wind sculpts my face like sand,
I could write about what I am () or my "cordillère"-ed lands. 
But they wouldn't care anyway. 

{I did}

But maybe I don't want to write something beautiful. 

{Why?}

Because I never write things that are beautiful.  

{Why.}  

Because it's not usually for me? 

But this is for me. This is for me to see, my thoughts that bleed
onto paper. 
Are you listening to me? 
I sound crazy.
{I know you do.}
Who am I talking to? 
{You are-}
I don't want to
write something
{-beautiful.}
   

I didn't want to write something beautiful.

{You wrote me} 


 
cordillère is the french translation of cordillera, which by definition is: 
a system or group of parallel mountain ranges together with the intervening plateaus and other features, especially in the Andes or the Rockies.
I was trying to describe where I live, but "Mountained" didn't sound right. Not sure if this worte itself or I really am crazy, or even what I was going for. It definetly wasn't what I started writing.  

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  • crystalline•galaxies

    oh my goodness. your descriptions are absolutely to die for. they’re so simple but so, so, so gorgeous. i don’t know how you do it. i’m in love with this piece.


    7 months ago