Now, Now, Stop, Stop...

A Poem By Bernadette // 3/17/2010


Heart, heart, heart

Beating, beating, as a clock

Tics nearby upon a shelf

Throb, throb breathing lungs

Moon traces down a path

Drip, drip, those saline eyes

Now, now, stop, stop…


I saw your eyes grow and pause

You passed from dark to light.



That was really

That was really interesting-and enjoyable. I love the feel and rhythm of it.

E | Wed, 03/17/2010

"You were not meant to fit into a shallow box built by someone else." -J. Raymond


This was really cool!! Great beat!!!!

Elizabeth | Wed, 03/17/2010


The Holy Spirit is the quiet guest of our soul." -St. Augustine


I love this!!!  The rhythm is just awesome!!!  Wonderful!

Clare Marie | Wed, 03/17/2010

"I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve." -Bilbo Baggins [The Lord of the Rings]

love it!

This is great! I especially love the last two lines.

Hannah W. | Wed, 03/17/2010


"Now, now, stop, stop . . ." That's gonna be stuck in my head all day. lol. I love it. ::)

kit-kat | Thu, 03/18/2010


Really neat, Bernadette! :) Loved it.

Mairead | Fri, 03/19/2010


"Sweet is the love that never knew a wound, but deeper that which died and rose again." - Mother Mary Francis

I like the repetitions in

I like the repetitions in this. Sounds like you would read it slowly and steadily, almost chanting it. Thanks for sharing it.

paperpoet | Fri, 05/07/2010


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