Golden pearls

The moments just
before is also after;


beat of heart
are pearls
upon a string:

until it falls apart
in pieces — broken.

But how to tell
which moment that comes last,
is why I’m searching.

The golden pearls by Erte

An experiment in micropoetry for Tuesday Platform at toads

19 responses to “Golden pearls

  1. Oh yes, Bjorn! I would not look for the ending breath. But actually at my age I have starting counting down instead of up.

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