- Gender and Relationships
Such an Enigma
What's really being said?
Often understanding others is such an enigma, it seems as if the message doesn't get through, no matter how it is delivered. But then on other occasions, perhaps the intended message only appears to have not got through, when in fact it did, but it was interpreted in a different context. Men and women really don't think the same way and that can lead to all manner of ways for all parties, to become confused about what it is that they really want to say and how to best say it.
Such an enigma, is a very deep poem by New Zealand poet, Pearldiver. This piece illustrates how much differently some people think on the same subject, if she was considered from the guy's perspective and conversely, how she considers the guy should see love from her perspective.
Of course, this may seem a little 'extreme' but it is meant to be thought provoking, as too many guys and girls, both often ignore the number one rule of understanding: "Always make sure that you understand the other person's perspective, before you expect them, to 'understand' and 'react' positively to your own!" Plus, where flowers are involved, it often pays to also consider the flower's perspective, of it's role in the equation! Enjoy.
'Such an Enigma'
She deftly tore the petals, from a scented rose
And scattered them purposefully, across the room
Hoping for a propitious reaction, to her invitation
Anticipation’s outcome, for what should be, an act of love
He, pondered deeply, the thought of what it must really mean
To the rose…
Her naked beauty ravaged, violated and torn; now lying detached
So lost, to all possibility of, any future rose moment, or any bee!
This once perfect, mauve rose - such an enigma…
What else dies so silently, to enable love’s life, to remain so mysterious?
* Essential Poetry by Pearldiver *
Copyright © 2013 Pearldiver – Art of the Diver with all rights reserved.
This once perfect mauve rose.
You Decide... Was this Crap?
Quality wise... Is writing like this lowering the bar or is it just too hard for those in charge of quality control to understand?
'Such an Enigma' has been judged as Below HubPages Quality Thresholds!
For the first time in over 4 Years of writing on this site, one of the pieces that the author has published here, has been judged by an anonymous quality expert as being Sub Standard Crap! Such an Enigma!!! What if it genuinely is crap? What if it's simply just too thought provoking for some dummy? What if the poet has actually breached poetic license? Has someone of vastly greater intellectual and creative skills than an author of his/her own poetry piece, made a better call? 'Such an Enigma'
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From a successful Writer's perspective, perhaps it's Too Good for this Site and that is the point! So many excellent poets have left this site during the last year or so, most agreeing that their efforts and skills are better suited elsewhere. A sad fact and such an enigma, as to why!
Other works by the author.
- Knowing You Beyond Valentines: Essential Poem 69
Knowing You Beyond Valentines, is about telling the one you care about most, exactly why you care about them.
- A Truly Momentous Memory: Poem 77
A Truly Momentous Memory is about friendship..
- Our Growing Pains: Bamboo Haiku
Our growing pains: bamboo haiku, tells a story of the humble and mysterious bamboo..
- Essential Poetry: The First Time
The First Time, a time of anticipation and uncontrollable desires that form unique expectations!