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Author Name: Freemary444 12 Comments
Date Added: August 11, 2005 12:08:33 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Invisible Woman

  

INVISIBLE WOMAN
If anyone wonders what my secret may be...
how I can see what others cannot see...
It's my invisibility...
that's right...
Invisible woman, that's me
It's the nondescript way I saunter into a room
and meld with the woodwork
Yes, I'm a wallflower
from way back when
Invisible woman, that's me
They say I'm mysterious, distant and aloof
no one can ever know me
even if they think they do...
that's true
Invisible woman, that's me
I'll be the first to admit it
I am an island
sourrounded by a sea of books and poetry
What else could one need?
Invisible woman, that's me
People say they do not understand me
but, I'm not that hard to read
if you have a magnifying glass
I'm a mystery novel, indeed
Invisible woman, that's me
I'm unobtrusive, soft-spoken and quiet
born under an invisible star
on a starless, moonless night
That's right
Invisible woman, that's me
I offer no apologies
for many lessons were learned by observing
I cringe when the louder ones
shout their demands
It disturbs my sensibilities
and amplifies my invisibility
Invisible woman, that's me
No one can invade my private fortress
or ever get to me
for I'll be in my invisible rocker
drinking my invisible cup of tea...
Invisible woman, that's me

 

Mary F. Charest
April 12, 2003

Author's Notes:

This was inspired by Maya Angelou's "Phenomenal Woman."

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Comments:
Comment By: FreeLinda Jo on November 12, 2009 11:47:07 PM Report

you have shown us that invisible can still make a big impression...but only if one pays attention.  i feel like this...never want to be the center of attention...and if i have something to say i speak softly.  you expressed it so well!


Comment By: FreeRohit Sapra on September 21, 2008 02:57:24 PM Report
This poem is really very nice. The flow of words is amazing in this poem which goes to show the creative mind of the author.
Comment By: FreeSilkinTears on September 15, 2008 10:34:09 PM Report
Ah the solitude of the invisible rocker drinking invisible tea...just perfect for an invisible woman...hehe
Helen

Comment By: FreeSteve on August 11, 2008 11:03:06 PM Report
An excellent poem and the inspiration is evident.
Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on August 11, 2008 10:22:45 PM Report
What can one say after reading this... what a lady....This is  a masterpiece  ****
This is my favorite..
 ~ She Whispers

Comment By: FreeS on May 3, 2007 12:34:50 PM Report
u used the word aloof

i like it

 

sweet poem

Comment By: FreeMicky McMaster on August 26, 2006 05:59:04 PM Report
Ha- Ha ! I just caught a glimpse of a remarkable invisible woman.
Very nicely done ,Mary

Micky :>D



Comment By: Freejoia on November 17, 2005 11:40:43 AM Report
You have captured the invisible woman of us all...for no person is allowed there..but through the windows we see you Mary, and we know enough....excellent work, joia
Comment By: FreeRoger Bacon on August 30, 2005 06:20:19 PM Report
Simply a wonderful write of self-inspection. A lot came out in this write!
Comment By: PremiumMary Lou Allen on August 15, 2005 03:44:23 PM Report
Very good, Mary. I admire your phenomenal invisible self. NML
Comment By: FreeThe Bag Lady on August 11, 2005 04:01:54 PM Report
Just WONDERFUL.....And, again we have the same person that we read....I, too, am a Maya fan~ You being invisible is not true, when you look deeply into your Soul, and come out with one of the most glorious adventures for humans~ You are such a deep, and intelligent being, that I bow to your wisdom~! Invisible by choice, and your light beams in Energy~! Lessons ARE learned by observing, and by observing you, I feel that I know you~
Margaret....that Cosmic Sister that is waiting for the shuttle home...(smile)
Comment By: FreeSamantha Firefly on August 11, 2005 02:25:29 PM Report
This is a creative write, Mrs Invisible ;o)
Samantha.




 


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