an Alaskan Séance

an Alaskan Séance

A Poem by jacob erin-cilberto

 

an Alaskan Séance

 

 

 

I was adjacent, 

 

got complacent

 

                 then absent

 

from your fluorescent

 

 

 

the black light poster

you bought with your smile

and Inuit kisses,

 

now I am cold in the snow

of blank walls

 

absence 

of fluorescence

 

your luminescence

a passing presence

 

     to the now absent

less complacent

no longer adjacent

 

me.

 

 

erin-cilberto

10/10/21

© 2021 jacob erin-cilberto


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Clever depiction of those shady souls who "go dark" for several months out of each year. I've know many & I've been there myself as well. When the sun goes down for long periods (((HUGS)))

Posted 5 Days Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

5 Days Ago

thank you, Margie,
j.
dear Jacob... the loss of an endearing love leaves you cold
and vulnerable. Eskimos live in Igloos and surely get the blues...
You need a cozy warm Fire and a Hot Tottie or two--
Although I must say-- you have a way with words that could
seduce a Goose for Thanksgiving Dinner. tenderly, Pat


Posted 1 Week Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

1 Week Ago

you are kind, thank you, Pat.
j.
Conjuring up the dead cold in their grave. Someone greatly missed for their radiant light and the brightness they brought to your life. I get the feeling of a feminine influence here J.
You know other people's deaths can suck the life out of us.

Chris

Posted 1 Week Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

1 Week Ago

thank you for your words, Chris.
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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