Ice Chamber


  • iLuvPoetryJACOB
  • Poetry will always emerge out of the shadows of depression, shining like a star in the scarcity of light.

Ice Chamber

A stone carved into a heart,

This hole in your chest will be filled.

This mere rock will not lead you,

just penetrate the folds of life.

Filling the hole will not mend it,

cannot replace the pulsing beat of life you once carried.

Your chest will not rise and fall;

a stone cannot push warm blood against your skin,

or constrict your chest with emotion.

“Where has your soul gone?” I may ask.

“Why do you not bleed when I cut you?

Why do your eyes remain empty of tears

When the death of one meets your gaze?

I know why. You have placed

your soul in a cage of ice,

A chamber where air will freeze

in your lungs. Medication to make a heart numb.



--Feb. 6, 2010

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lunamarie commented on Ice Chamber


ilpj, ... you know what i'm going to say ... you sound too young to speak this way ..... 12 ?? ... you ride a scooter, no? .... hmmmm ... maybe a mature 12 ?? ... hmmmmmmmmm ... nice job ilpj .... i'm glad you luv poetry ... JACOB ... haha .......... Luna



Yes, 12 years old, 13 in July. And no, no scooters :). I made my account while is was in my little Twilight obsession know, Jacob Black; Edward was too long to put at the end lol. Thanks for reading my poem, Luna. --Natalie.



you're welcome ... hmmmm ... really? ... no scooters?? ...... ?? ... i'm not sure this is good ...... Jacob Black? ... i've never heard of him ... you'll have to fill me in one day, ok? .......... Luna

Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion.

T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) American-English poet and playwright.

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