The Paperback Writer Interviews Poet Christopher Allen Breidinger
Selected Poems by Christopher
Whispers to Screams
I tilt my head and tune into the stream,
Listening for whispers of words.
I might catch a melody upon a dream,
Or a chorus of nouns and verbs.
I may find the harmony in the seam
Where the poet in me is stirred.
Then the whispers transform to screams
And the paper accepts what is heard.
Against the Grain
I might never talk again
Except through this pen
Where my voice extends
Beyond the fringe
Of who I’ve been
And where I begin.
These are not my lines,
They are my veins,
And this ink is my blood
Circulating the strain
That sustains my heart
But fills my brain
With the need to go
Against the grain.
I found this pad of paper
And pen, here on my desk,
Like they were waiting for me
To get mentally undressed.
I sat down and wrote a poem
One million stanzas long.
To some it reads like a fairy tale,
To others it sings a song.
To purchase Christopher’s poetry books, please follow the links below:
Scenes, Dreams, and Golden Schemes
Myths, Methods, and Golden Messages
Truths, Treasures, and Golden Pleasures