I want to be your Atlas, so I can
chisel away at “alas,” and grant you
relief from worries of the past.
I want to create a globe out
of those woes
to carry on my shoulders—
just for a moment.
Just so you can exhale the words:
© 2015 – Eva PoeteX
*In Greek Mythology, Atlas led the Titans in battle against Zeus. As a result, he was punished by Zeus and had to hold up the world on his back.
And something odd I’d like to share… Upon finishing this poem and finding an Atlas picture to post… Guess what I ended up seeing on my WordPress Reader? A post all about Atlas along with a photo. Poetic synchronicity much? 🙂