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Alive or Just Breathing?

Alive or Just Breathing?

A Poem by Celestine Astraea Firestorm

an unexpected colour
the ocean streams to rivulets
moonlight reflections
don't you know flickering flames burn brightest?
watching stars without you
is like watching cracks of light along the doorframe
your contemplating heartbeats monopolize me
leaving out reciprocation
an instant fire through my icy veins
basking in your indifference
defeating your words
your echoes are caught in the creases of my palm
the stars are falling outside my window
while the roses hang upside down to dry

© 2008 Celestine Astraea Firestorm

Author's Note

Celestine Astraea Firestorm
Out of 37 submissions, placed 2nd in the On Your Mind contest.

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I love this and the images you created.

The upside down roses - brilliant.

Posted 14 Years Ago

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Added on August 20, 2008
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Celestine Astraea Firestorm
Celestine Astraea Firestorm

Catania, Italy

I'm a 23 year old Gemini Pagan Extrovert. Writing has been an addiction of mine since the ripe age of 13. It's a thirst that is never quenched. Your GoddessAug 20, 2008 - Sep 20, 2008This is a c.. more..