eternally...

eternally...

A Poem by Alessander
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I see your spectral silhouette
   hovering on the sea's horizon
      at midnight

  as the surf struggles and collapses
     before my feet

    it's so damn cold
     my gut convulses
      my hands shake
        my being shivers

              your hair whips
                 the dark air
               like thunder

                           the wind lashes
                         my numbed skin with coarse sand


            and it's so dark
 
                    the moon oscillates wide rings
                            of pallid skeletal light

                               and you flutter there exactly
  where the sun set
       six hours ago

                                 when its afterglow
                    disintegrated
                             pixel x pixel
    

                               your shadowy figure
                                   now beckons

                                      join me
                                    this night
                                and every night

                                    hereafter

                                      love
                           
                              I close my eyes....

                                    ...

dancing and sweating

  we lay in my room

             under burgundy covers

                      reeking of cheap beer
                               and dirt

your panties still slightly moist
    flung on my chair

  my sticky shirt still emanates smoke
     like an industrial factory
 
you arms wrap around me like a python
  your hug
        is like a choke-hold

                    of our burning bliss

            that is this scene

                 that is us

      waves undulate

                    music resonates

                   warm tears roll down my neck

                      yet I do not know
                              if they are from sheer terror
                                    or sheer joy

                         we pass out
                       in a drunken embrace.


                                   ...

                             I'm drowning
                            in your maelstrom
                          

                            I'm sinking
                              in the quicksand
                               of memory

                       you disappear
                        like a  ghost in a dream
                                     immaterial                   
                              like a song in a fog

                          ....

It's too much
your presence is unbearable
I'm falling  through stony caverns
    and cloistered abandoned shafts

I dwell in the bottom of an ancient well
  alone
naming the stars overhead
         names holy and secret names
            alien to human ears and tongues.

                            ...

May you love me                           short-lived for now
    as much as I love you                       but longer after
       with passions greater                            when the void expands                       
              and untrue                                 you'll hear my laughter

                                    from across the fathoms
                                     that love creates

                                      a distant echo
                                     ...disintegrate

© 2011 Alessander



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This brought a little moisture to my green peepers!
You set the mood, wonderfully.

"your arms wrap around me like a python
your hug
is like a choke-hold

of our burning bliss

that is this scene

that is us"

That is easily my favorite part. It's so comfortable and safe, I started to remember
what that feeling was like. I can't thank you enough for that!

Posted 2 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Alessander

2 Years Ago

Thanks for checking it out, Van Mark!
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'you disappear
like a ghost in a dream
immaterial
like a song in a fog'

some nice lines in this, i especially liked the descriptions of the sea at the beginning of the poem, setting the scene. i also liked the way you set out the ending breaking up the flow and emphasising all the poetry. fantastic.

Posted 5 Years Ago


You give the reader such a rush, we are generally excited by your work... and I really respect you as a writer. My favourite Stanza has to be the second:
'as the surf struggles and collapses
before my feet'
Such vividness! Your work is unique, and discriptive... keep writing. Siena

Posted 5 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

If I was able to say about how this piece has empowered me right now to your face...... it would look like this on paper

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You have rendered me speechless.......!


Posted 5 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

A journey through real love and bliss...~


Posted 6 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

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zig
this expresses a great deal of loss. there is a very hollow feeling to it, as if you scraped away all of your insides just to make this poem... a very real feeling. again, like the other poems, i like the way this floats. the scond to last stanza is interesting, i can read each word cluster individualy, or read each half-line, then reach across the void to read its answer, and either way is perfectly matched. very well done.

zig

Posted 6 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Im a sucker for anything to do with the ocean and I write a lot about it as it inspires me endlessly as does space and a few other things anyways this poem was amazing and the structure was a nice touch made me feel like I was rolling in the powerful waves this was intelligently erotic it made my mind wet lol

Posted 6 Years Ago


You talk of the ocean a lot.
This poem seems to admit a lot more pain and distress than the others I've read, which seem more guarded. You say "forever" near the beginning, but then the scene you describe is more promiscuous, and then you imply she's gone and it's ruined you. It gave me a bit of whiplash. It was a tad distracting, but that may be because I think too much, but in the end, it does tell a frightful story of love, however misdirected, loss, and pain.
The shape of this one also reminds me of waves, but then breaking waves too.

As always, an amazing write, and I think I've become addicted to your poetry.

Posted 6 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Oh the mianderings of the young mans mind lol verng So cooly centered on beauty.When you ask a young man what is beaty he names a hot woman not a painting COOL
100/100

Posted 6 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

A masterpiece. This stirred up many deep emotions and images. I could feel the pain, the longing, the despair.. I particularly enjoyed your choice of language...lovely.

Posted 6 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.


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