A Ghost Drives Onward to the Beach

By Crush_With_Eyeliner


An engine drives
the fist which
pulls - :
no punches.

My memory
traces the outline
of your hips
in cigarette
smoke.

We were lovers
once an
ocean of time ago.
The phantoms
of your skin
washing up
all along the beach.

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Copyright 2010 Crush_With_Eyeliner
Published on Monday, October 4, 2010.     Filed under: "Poetry"

Author's Note:

* 28/12/12 changed opening "the" to "an" as it fit better in my mouth. cv
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  • BetaWolfinVA On Tuesday, October 2, 2012, BetaWolfinVA (915)By person wrote:

    simply beautiful... Scholar

  • sheff On Tuesday, February 7, 2012, sheff (104)By person wrote:

    Haunting. Superb.

  • jonLyndon On Sunday, May 29, 2011, jonLyndon (117)By person wrote:

    "the outline of your hips in cigarette smoke" Beautiful. I love the simplistic illustration... epic in feel. The title is perfect. Brilliant!

  • carlosjackal On Sunday, February 13, 2011, carlosjackal (2476)By person wrote:

    How the fuck did I miss this one? Or maybe I struggled for comment? Brilliant, brilliant piece...A muse-crushing tantaliser of a piece.

  • PseudoSavior On Wednesday, November 10, 2010, PseudoSavior (8)By person wrote:

    Sehr gut! I like the imagery, and especially the last line. Mournful remembrances.

  • slow.burn.star On Wednesday, October 13, 2010, slow.burn.star (86)By person wrote:

    oceans of time, and yet, here you are.

  • A former member wrote: I love the very last sentence. Thats just effing amazing. I really like your writing style.

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