Cinematique

Greta Garbo, actress.

Greta Garbo, actress. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

She had mystique
Cinematique
Famous directors
Brooded on her face
But of such passion
Never a trace
Never a trace

She was sympathetic
Cinematique
But for their yearning
She felt not a thing
This bird barely spoke
And never would sing
And never would sing

Not one to critique
Cinematique
Her time on the screen
Was a flickering sign
There but for a moment
And not by design
And not by design

© Helen Valentina 2013, All Rights Reserved

About helenvalentina

Like most people, I have a number of sides to me. The most interesting one probably emerges through my writing, hence this blog. I love to read, and also to write, and so this is a way to share both.
This entry was posted in Air, Poetry and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

18 Responses to Cinematique

  1. Greta Garbo eh A beautiful woman. And a lovely poem Helen, very engaging. Liked it.

  2. Great poem. Sounds rather sad and mournful. I only recognize the name, so I’m not sure how it fits.

  3. Ah the magical Ms Garbo – like the repetitiveness ~ you brought it home 🙂

  4. Ohh love the nostalgia…

  5. Beautiful poetic portrait.

  6. exquisitely done – she was enigmatic, and my mother’s favorite – still have her 90 year old
    scrapbooks

  7. Noora says:

    Stunning – your poem AND Greta! 🙂

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s