Chasing a Goddess Through the Sky

By lupus tenebrae





Your intangible way
of
flirting with danger

had captured my trembling heart as
a curious butterfly; the
sweet

ever
afterimage of
a still corpulent
man chasing the sable-tinged illusion

of eternity
with a young goddess, tracing
pirouettes through my vacant thoughts.

I stir, and watch as she steals
a blade of grass from my hand;
lingering for a moment,
dancing to and fro,
then dispersing in the summer air

while carrying the vestiges
of one more breathy and lachrymose hymn.

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Copyright 2013 lupus tenebrae
Published on Tuesday, February 17, 2015.     Filed under: "Love" and "Poetry"

Author's Note:

Not bad, considering the writer's block I've had lately. Using my invented form of televerse.
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  • Lab Rat On Monday, January 4, 2016, Lab Rat (158)By person wrote:

    I love the lightness of this, the airy free spirit touch it draws out. Thank you, this was enjoyable.

  • blue angel On Wednesday, November 5, 2014, blue angel (1183)By person wrote:

    Congratulations! A most compelling read. :)

  • Tattoo Goddess On Wednesday, November 5, 2014, Tattoo Goddess (1256)By person wrote:

    Beautifully descriptive. You've left a lasting impression within my mind. -Bows Scholar

  • A former member wrote: Absolutely breathtaking for something you wrote in a block, it seemed so effortless. There's a calamity to it leaving a honey suckle after taste under the tounge. Those last two lines were a great finish. Very impressive. Scholar

  • A former member wrote: articulation your paint brush, and love your canvas. Beautiful is the image you trapped upon the canvas in which you began with. well writen (= Scholar

  • Intoxicating Delirium On Monday, July 29, 2013, Intoxicating Delirium (414)By person wrote:

    This is lovely, it paints such a beautiful picture.

  • Koki Longwood On Monday, July 29, 2013, Koki Longwood (73)By person wrote:

    I love your articulation in here, im adding it to my favorites

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