Love

Love

A Poem by Nici

 

Love that eats the fire
that burns the world, where
everything’s upside down
and halfway to Crazy--
only sanity, for the weak. 
 
Love that dances through water
and smoke, and soul-peeled smiles; the tragedy
that is, in the simplest terms, bliss—
until it unravels in a drowned heap
in a dry desert.
 
Love that breaks the air
into glittering dust, sweeping away
reason and logic, like a premeditated
murder only few could get away with—
even then, the evidence is stunning.
 
Love that sinks into the earth,
longing for a small space of calm,
weary and wary, wretched, and a bit more wicked
than most—
 
Love, that never stays still or satisfied for long,
Love, that never conforms to anything but itself:
it’s dangerous, and gorgeous, and unforgiving—
a beginning that ends
in the middle of nothing, re-imaginging the risks,
only to flaunt them, one part parasite
and another part willing host.

© 2009 Nici


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this was just wonderful i love it wow

Posted 10 Years Ago


'love that breaks the air into glittering dust'
'love that sinks into the earth
longing for a small space of calm'

these are wonderful, amazing images. very cool. i'll come back for more as you add to your page.

Posted 10 Years Ago


I like it!!!!!!!!! keep it up!!!!!!!!

Posted 10 Years Ago


WoW ... very very true in so many ways !!!
I liked how the poem was formulated ...
A really well written piece indeed !!!
Quite wonderful !!!

Posted 10 Years Ago



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Nici
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