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Fri Jun 20, 2014, 6:10 PM
they look
like my past lovers
dressed from head
to toe in black,
a rabbit
stomach wearing
thin upon
the tarmac, pink
dry five petaled flowers
that i don't
care much for now,
an empty womb
a crypt, the darkness
slipping in

without romance,
the boatman
jumping ship again,
his bones soft
and adrift,
a vein, a needle
and a weight
against my chest,
the golden sun and silver
moon, the beds
inside saint peter's

(they sound like my heart in the night)

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Pinkbat5 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is the best poetry I have ever seen.
anila73 Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
you know, i could quickly fall asleep to someone reading your poems in a gentle voice
NeuroticLust Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I want to just say that you write SO well that I think the level of thoughtfulness and creativity you put into your work is something that more of today's poets should aspire to. I write with people sometimes and I would love to write with you. If you're anything like me, you probably visualize your words and I can't imagine what you must see in your mind as you write these things.
rainpeltkitty Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my. Beautiful.
innoctemn Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014
everytime i read your work, i make sure i read it in silence to make sure
i take in every word
as it is.

i know ive said this before, but its just so beautiful.
237-IndefiniteTruth Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2014  Student General Artist
All the magical imagery and metaphor!
Another sewn tapestry showcasing your brilliance :3
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