Often people struggle with saying 'Goodbye' and this Elle Smith original poem explains why this word can be so hard to say:
I didn’t get to say goodbye,
but maybe that was best.
The words were never uttered,
so it’s kind of difficult to forget.
I don’t know if it’s better,
no closure to receive.
It leaves the door still open,
that person’s return to perceive.
Those memories can stay forever,
floating gently in the air.
The moments seemingly captured,
in the mind, the soul and prayer.
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It is often hard to imagine that our actions have consequences far-reaching than we imagine. Well, this contemporary original poem Invisible Footprint by creative Elle Smith, allows you to pause for a moment to think about the footprints we seemingly leave on the planet in terms of pollution, damage to the ecosystem, loss of endangered species and climate change. Hopefully, if we collectively pause to consider the consequences we will all interact with the planet in a more meaningful way.
We are all familiar with the Benjamin Franklin quote: “Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Well, we all must eventually succumb to death, and this original poem 'A Right Time To Die' by Elle Smith explores in a humorous piece of poetry a battle to remain alive whilst in the clutches of death.
This a reflective, contemporary poem about the multiple personalities that we all exhibit as human beings. Often reserved for psychology and psychiatry, we mostly perceive the thin line between mental health issues to be much more remote from our lives. However, Elle Smith tackles this inner torture in her original poem 'Monsters in the Room', which delicately shows us that life places many pressures and challenges on individuals. This poetry is thought-provoking in a positive way, as to how we cope with these matters.