still life loony tunes

still life loony tunes

A Poem by jacob erin-cilberto

still life loony tunes


spastic inclinations
trampoline reactions
the kiss, expressive impact
of you dancing within me

fifty years lying in state
memory just as alive 
as then
heart still bouncing in dazed delight

the thought of our exploration
speaking in tongues
an exercise in coming of age

now my mind is in a rubber room of touch
i still feel movement on a floor of osculation
and lose my balance

thanks for the dance.


erin-cilberto
10/4/17

© 2017 jacob erin-cilberto



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It's amazing what a tune can do during and well after the dance. Nice one Jacob.

Posted 2 Months Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

2 Months Ago

thank you my friend.
j.
Sensory memory! Wish I had the gray matter for that...I'm good if I remember a name, while unconsciously singing every single word to Highway to Heaven....

Posted 2 Months Ago


Carol Cashes

2 Months Ago

Don't hear it as much down here so much as *shudder* Sweet Home Alabama!
jacob erin-cilberto

2 Months Ago

i still like that song...haven't heard it so much...but any song will drive us crazy if we hear it e.. read more
Carol Cashes

2 Months Ago

Yeah, move to this side of the Mason-Dixon line and any Classic Rock station will cure that...And Fr.. read more
love this Jacob, you see the mind is still active and willing, the memories still exhilarating..it's the body that doesn't cope as well haha... never mind the dance lives on beautifully and you paint it well :)

Posted 2 Months Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

2 Months Ago

thank you for your kind words, Stella.
j.
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Novel portrayal.
Quite colorful and decidedly imaginative.
Impressive work!

Posted 2 Months Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

2 Months Ago

thank you, Jimmy----

j.
spastic inclinations
trampoline reactions

fifty years lying in state
memory just as alive
as then
heart still bouncing in dazed delight


now my mind is in a rubber room of touch
i still feel movement on a floor of osculation
and lose my balance

thanks for the dance.


I love this. I love this. I love this!

Posted 2 Months Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

2 Months Ago

thank you, DIVYA....
j.
Enough with the tongues...

Posted 2 Months Ago


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jacob erin-cilberto

2 Months Ago

thank you for stopping by, Bacchus.
j.
you would make an adorable Roger Rabbit

Posted 2 Months Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

2 Months Ago

thank you, Corset...ha ha

j.
First love remembered and savoured and so unforgettable even after fifty years. The excitement the thrill, the first touch, first kiss and all still as vibrant as then. I don't know how you find so many excellent metaphors with which say your piece Jacob.

Posted 2 Months Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

2 Months Ago

thank you for your kind review, John,

j.

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jacob erin-cilberto
jacob erin-cilberto

Carbondale, IL



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Originally from Bronx, NY, I live in Carbondale, Illinois...teach English at two community colleges and have been writing and publishing poetry since 1970. Friending works two ways. If we have had .. more..

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