January 19, 2009 at 6:53 pm 9 comments


She took the suitcase-

the dark blue one

from its place on the bottom.

Loud voices. Tears. Crash.

Five minutes later she was gone.

Where her clothes would hang

and fall

on the floor of the closet

are shadows

that whisper her name,

sounding out notes

that remind me.

Transparent contours

light and airy

are a fleeting memory.

I shut it out.

Close my eyes.

Small gasping breaths.

In out, in out.

Only my ears remain.

Listening, hearing.

Block it out.

CD’s, and useless chatter fill the air…

I run until I too am gone.


Just for the record this poem is not at all applicable to my home life. I actually just started writing a random poem based upon the list I found at Maya’s wordpress blog and it became a poem that I kind of like. So there you have it 😀


Entry filed under: Poetry, Uncategorized.

Tidbits! Interview with Mismatchedosockgirl :)

9 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Maya  |  January 19, 2009 at 6:54 pm

    Yay, thanks!

  • 2. Yay, Danielle! « spice rain  |  January 19, 2009 at 7:01 pm

    […] January 20, 2009 Filed under: Uncategorized — spicerain @ 12:31 am Thank you for your rockin’ poem and your amazing words, your link here and your friendship. I LOVED your poem! Thank you for […]

  • 3. Maya  |  January 19, 2009 at 7:36 pm

    Do you mind if I repost your poem at my blog with a link to yours? Because this is just WAY too gorgeous.

  • 4. mismatchedsockgirl  |  January 19, 2009 at 8:37 pm



    I’m trying to decide what my favorite line is. There are soo many! Currently it’s a toss up between “Where her clothes would hang and fall on the floor of the closet are shadows that whisper her name” and “sounding out notes that remind me.” and “Only my ears remain” and “I run until I too am gone.”

    WOW. Awesome.

    *gasp again*

  • 5. mismatchedsockgirl  |  January 19, 2009 at 10:21 pm

    Yay, another interviewee!

    Interview Questions for Danielle from Mismatchedsockgirl:

    1. What’s the most overused word and/or phrase in your vocabulary?

    2. If there was only one beverage on the face of the earth, you would hope desperately that it’s…..

    3. You just discovered a working time machine in your backyard! Where are you going to go, what will you find and will you change anything?

    4. Bad habits: what’s your most prominent (or most problematic) one?

    5. If you were limited to only FOUR senses, which sense (taste,
    smell, touch, hearing, sight) would you be willing to give up?

  • 6. Maribeth  |  January 20, 2009 at 8:06 pm


    This is beautiful. *tear*

  • 7. Maya  |  January 20, 2009 at 11:01 pm

    I told you it was amazing! 🙂

  • 8. Erin McIntosh  |  January 21, 2009 at 1:39 pm

    This is really really good.

  • 9. Danielle  |  January 21, 2009 at 11:58 pm

    Ummmmmm, right. Well I see nothing particularly special about it but I’m glad that you guys seem to like it 😀

    And mismatchedsockgirl, I’ll get working on that, thanks! 😀

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