Imagination's Tryst

Imagination's Tryst

A Poem by jacob erin-cilberto


Imagination's Tryst

 

 

you were my middle-of-the-night write

i poemed you out of my dreams

until you lay next to me,

lines smiling,

rhymes holding me close

the rhythm of our hearts

beating free verse

 

i knew sooner or later 

i would wake sweating from inspiration

and you would be an ephemeral thought

but as the night moved

my pen moved

 

and we were a moonlight theme

a creative cursive

so real

i caught the scent

of your ink

on my pillow.

 

 

 

erin-cilberto

6/11/19

© 2019 jacob erin-cilberto


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Oh this is wonderful!! How cathartic writing can be, to work someone or something on to paper. It can be such a healing process; but then to have it all laid out in black and white, right next to you there on paper. Really clever, I love this.

Posted 11 Hours Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

3 Hours Ago

thank you, LauraKate,
j.
Utterly romantic
The beauty of what lies within ..... it shines through an experience
Between two - all that comes to the surface
Beautifies !!!

Posted 14 Hours Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

3 Hours Ago

thank you, Lingering Soul,
j.
One of the beautiful things of poetry is writing it as we wish it to be. To experience it. A high that quickly deflates when we fall back to reality.

Posted 20 Hours Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

19 Hours Ago

yes, it deflates quickly as it comes...but good while it lasts...thank you, Edie.
j.
Yum yum yum why don't i ever get those dreams mine are always like playing chess with aardvarks and stuff! mines more like creative cursing. Seriously this a fine write good sir

Posted 21 Hours Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

20 Hours Ago

thank you, Bb...and really? How well do those aardvarks play chess? Can they think moves ahead?
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Bad bunny

11 Hours Ago

the problem with playing chess with aardvarks is that can move the pieces with there tongues laser f.. read more
A very sensual homage to poetry. Well penned.

Posted 1 Day Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

1 Day Ago

thank you, Momz...
j.
MomzillaNC

1 Day Ago

YVW 😎
Now, this is the sort of Pen you want to wake up with.
The one that fits snugly in your jacket pocket.
It's when the pen runs out and the replacement just doesn't live up to the old one.

Posted 1 Day Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

1 Day Ago

thank you for your insightful words, Paul,
j.
J,
Oh, I really like this!!! Great images and metaphors . . . one of your best!
T

Posted 2 Days Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

2 Days Ago

thank you, Tom,
j.
J., your poem is filled with sweet, “middle-of-the-night” words- wafting on the wings of a tender imagination, inspiration...a dream, a metaphor, a beautiful write of love. Our dreams often reveal us. Your ink here reveals a poignant vulnerability. I wish your dream to become your reality. Such a mesmerizing write my friend.

Posted 2 Days Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

2 Days Ago

thank you for your kind review, Annette,
j.

we all have to make the most of those fleeting visits, dont we.. a super write jacob

N.

Posted 2 Days Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

2 Days Ago

thank you for your words, Neville,
j.
Neville Pettitt

2 Days Ago

nowt but a pleasure..
Nice anthropomorphism of the Muse.

Posted 2 Days Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

2 Days Ago

thank you, Aurora,
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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