Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Language Barrier

Same motions, expressions, word combinations,
Lather-Rinse-Repeat conversations.
Replacing quality of feeling
With quantity of words 
Used in their proper meaning, -
Turning art of human connection
Into science of communication
And, in great effort to protect our own tender skin - exchanging soul for skill.
Gliding on the surface of
                  the question,
Never breaking through the ice
                           of separation,
Never coming through,
Never reaching you
The language barrier


  1. Katya,

    Wow! Poetic and didactic at the same time:-)

    A fine poem with a lot of depth. I like the abstract words contrasted with the symbolic/metaphoric words like in the first two lines!

    Like the alliteration as in skin...soul...skill...surface, etc.

    Keep up the good work.

    an A+:-)


  2. yep, she is very eloquent, where i am not :)


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