Kill All Poets

By Alanarchy

From vaulted ceilings
off frescos
ringing marble tiles, a be-speckled run of chords
Tenor and soprano
round collumns like vines of roses

I do not idolize her
I. will. not. romanticize her

Even though it feels like....



Cross the Elffin bridge
On island Gwynn
at dusk
when the sun and the wind make
pink the corduroy skin of the bay

A salt wind I'd breath, beneath the warmth of her sigh
before her lips met mine
The throws of her passion, the trough of her lithe frame

Make waves
and burn signals where our bodies find the reef.
As the poet's fingers blacken and die

Because poetry starves
to death
when all words are fed to simple need





So I do not romanticize

it would only belittle

the green-blue gold shades
of the places where I belong.
Turning like foliage

Falling, like gravity
For you see




It is only
   physics at work.



 

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Copyright 2013 Alanarchy
Published on Sunday, November 17, 2013.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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  • Drea On Monday, January 25, 2016, Drea (1527)By person wrote:

    You have a way of weaving your words together that is completely unique to you. Words like this is what I miss. No matter what the subject you always make it beautiful.

  • darkheartmagic On Monday, November 18, 2013, darkheartmagic (93)By person wrote:

    so much beauty in these word

  • Oliver Twisted On Sunday, November 17, 2013, Oliver Twisted (78)By person wrote:

    the beauty of this poem is like that of crashing waves while the sirens are in the soft distance. Remarkable write!

  • FadedBlues On Sunday, November 17, 2013, FadedBlues (2976)By person wrote:

    ...you put a lot of beauty & harshness into your poem, & sign the death warrant on the majority of poems. we struggle & fail to ascend to that complex plane of true art. this is our suffering...

  • A former member wrote: physics, yes. quite a wonderful work. thanks.

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