Never Ending

Never Ending

A Poem by Perdition

Whatever claims your fate or head or sinful notion
Fluttering in from space or some other plastic temple
Whatever breaks that midnight stare
Trailing in dispersant shadows,

The face of it hanging on the wall
Sways a crooked hat that runs to some cherry crypt ‘morn

Whatever blushing star,
Fragrant sound, or distant hush
Spell binds your reason
Like an untouched ovary against the galaxy

Whatever was will never fade
Inviting a seed of perception, a pain, a want
To walk
Along all that has deserted

Whatever slit this world into two and yours within
Be it shackled or winged
Spoke its wounds into your ear
And aged like sweet knowing mountain air
Relieving the story from its weight
Obsessing the obsession
Only now
What is out there
Is within

© 2018 Perdition



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We, you, she or it absorbs life as it hums past day to moment.

You quote such minor-major thoughts, '.. blushing star.. fragrant sound, or distant hush.. ' knowing the brain and heart absorbs them even a breath or gasp. Tis said we're every person we've ever met, every place ever been, every emotion ever felt.. ' your finely expressed words seem to sit longside.

Posted 9 Months Ago


2 of 2 people found this review constructive.

Perdition

9 Months Ago

There are times when a smile is more than the exploding well, seeing yours again and reading this is.. read more
emmajoy

9 Months Ago

Ah, it worked! No need for millions of thanks, tho saves you calling for a decade! Your writing p.. read more
Perdition

9 Months Ago

Alas! The gods of the holy cafe have allowed us an allowance, Has it been a decade? My writing plays.. read more


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"Whatever blushing star,
Fragrant sound, or distant hush
Spell binds your reason
Like an untouched ovary against the galaxy"

loved this bit
something ethereal and interstellar about the whole affair
you successfully hang the observer amongst the stars
the witness human made party to cosmic interplay
fantastic

Posted 2 Weeks Ago


Perdition

2 Weeks Ago

Thanks for the kind words and for stopping to read and review..."the witness human made party to cos.. read more
I obsess my obsessions

Will Smith's razor top

life of grand notions

great poetry and moves

keep it up!

Posted 1 Month Ago


0 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Perdition

1 Month Ago

Thanks and will try. Will Smith? ..Interesting spin.
Deep. I really would like to know how this poem came to be/was inspired. What sound, or what notion moved such intensely delving thoughts to be written down and then typed up. I like this poem, its certainly isn't something to just brush over but rather reread several times over. Think on, and ponder... well written indeed. What meaning was the central core concept that you were intending on expressing with this?
Thanks for sharing!

~CarthageThorne


Posted 2 Months Ago


Perdition

2 Months Ago

The human mind and how it "deals"...how we perceive the things we do and how we build upon them as t.. read more
CarthageThorne

2 Months Ago

Wow, thank you for sharing. You certainly take things on a whole new level of understanding.
infernal muck those shadows you kill one of them and another pops up in its place! Wretched creatures those givens never seem to last very long with the likes of you about those stirrings.... Oh yea i did like this poem too it's a good un you have a fine voice in here

Posted 2 Months Ago


Perdition

2 Weeks Ago

Deep apologies for just now seeing this...as always appreciate your input and reading....and yes..in.. read more
Very great poem. It has great meaning too!

Posted 3 Months Ago


Perdition

3 Months Ago

Thank you JungLee..not sure for what but thank you..lol.Probably for stopping by on such a rainy eve.. read more
Perdition

3 Months Ago

* that you hav a greater command for the language..eec....
JungLee

2 Months Ago

Thank you!
Your words are so deep and profound, Perdition. The image is perfect too. I understand them on a very personal level. “ Like an untouched ovary against the galaxy”- brilliant simile. Language, flow, theme all amazing. Vibrations, Obsessions intrude on our quiescent wavelengths, overcome our filters. Profound poem.

Posted 3 Months Ago


Perdition

3 Months Ago

Okay I must have lost my mind cause your no longer there..universe issue again..Ah well..Thank you a.. read more
Perdition

3 Months Ago

*you're...I hate when that happens
Annette Pisano-Higley

3 Months Ago

Me too-ha! I hope I’m still there! Your words in this amazing poem inspired a new poem from me- ha.. read more
I'm sure there is a lot of meaning in this that I missed, as I am not always so bright, but this is beautiful and flows really well. Great job :)

Posted 3 Months Ago


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Perdition

3 Months Ago

regardless of understanding you put .. read more
angelink<allie>

3 Months Ago

You're welcome, it was a pleasure.
This poem is a melodious catharsis. The poem as a whole is very nice, but my favorite part is the last stanza. I guess those lines resonated with me the most.

Posted 4 Months Ago


Perdition

3 Months Ago

Appreciate the reading....the last stanza is my favorite as well. thank you~
It seems to zig zag here and there - which I do not think is a negative thing - I am always reminded that we already have it ALL within us - and when I was reading your words it was this thought banging me in the head ... you closing words brought it all home ... in the circles and roundabouts, sooner or later we all come home X Nicely done my Friend X

Posted 4 Months Ago


Perdition

4 Months Ago

Well hell there! That it does and in most reads I tend to find myself trying to let those horses zig.. read more
Perdition

4 Months Ago

..lol....* hello
It is an amazing piece...

Posted 4 Months Ago


Perdition

4 Months Ago

Thank you Esther..I hope it gave you just a little of that "gulp" feeling in the final line ..Smiles.. read more

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