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Amanda Noel Sep 2019
And then she told the rose,
The only reason anyone
would stop to appreciate the aroma
Is motivated by a desire
to tear your petals apart.

Alternating between disbelief
and questioning the possibility,
the rose sharpened her armor.
Thorned by a prickled heart.
Polar Equations.
Glacial Contradiction
Amanda Noel Aug 2019
They threw a pebble in the lake,
Thinking it could break
the surface.

It was useless.

That puddle was placid,
Still and stagnant.

Glacial compression
created protection from the storm,
prohibiting ripples to form.

So those tossed stones,
of debatable trouble,
bounce off me and unto them, like..

— The End —