Invisible People, poetry by David L Painter at Spillwords.com
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Invisible People

Invisible People

written by: David L Painter

 

The side of the house on which she leaned
was smooth
and dark
she was dark.

Almost melting in
like…
chocolate in a
hot pan.

If you were not looking for her
you wouldn’t.

Perhaps that is why
she stood there
to be nothing
to be nonexistent
to lay the troubles
of the troubled
there
in the dark.

Looking
I saw her
and she breathed.

David L Painter

David L Painter

David Painter is a Northeast Ohio poet and photographer. His aim is to capture his point of view on the world through nature, culture, architecture and history. Dave’s love for photography began in the 1970s with the purchase of his first Minolta SLR camera. Through his keen eye, Dave became a member of the Cleveland Photographic Society and the Chagrin Valley Photography Guild. For the last decade, Dave has added poetry to his creative repertoire. Expanding his interests to the human condition, fiction and history; his favorite era being the Civil War. Much of Dave’s poetry is inspired by his photography; the perfect marriage of his two passions. Dave is a member of many poetry groups including Allegory Alley, Scribbles Writing Organization, Poems and Unpoems, Writers Writing Poems and Out of Your Write Mind. Additionally, he is active in The Pixel Photography Club and the local historical society. Dave was born and raised in Charleston, W.V. but has made the Greater Cleveland area his home for the past fifty years. He is married with two kids.
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