It pains: the memory of your caress.
Limbs ache with loss, craved tenderness undress.
Of burnished lips, unthinking clasped within,
Warmth turned to grief and hunger turned to sin.
Stay awhile longer in my mind’s embrace.
Don’t smother yet that moment’s lingered grace.
Let dreams stay true, and truth remain a dream.
In frenzied gasps to yours again I lean.
Seismic waves atoned for unremembered past.
The subtext veiled, your passion could not last.
And when your softness hardened to a lie,
The last to know that you were gone was I.
Death buried all under its bluish light.
Another fall, another cut mid-flight.
In reply to: http://aopinionatedman.com/2013/10/19/a-nod-to-poe/
The Love Gone
The Bitter Embrace
As touched your face
Love is gone
Been long flown
Twas once a happy home
Of Marriage vows
In the wind
Love is blind
But not once
You’ve changed your mind
How lovely. We have a poetic chain reaction 🙂
That’s some fantastic word choice. Effortless rhyme and great structure. Very strongly felt. Thank you for sharing.
‘ Let dreams stay true, and truth remain a dream.’
‘And when your softness hardened to a lie,’
‘Death buried all under its bluish light.
Another fall, another cut mid-flight.’
My four favorite lines… 🙂
Thank you so much, burningthewillow, for your kind comment.
I don’t just like it, I love it. Great use of imagery!!
Thank you so much 🙂
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