Dark Venus.

By Pride Ed

Scarlet lips done in roses. She kisses
the sun goodnight, leaving crimson
smears on the horizon. 

She ties black orchids to her ebony
curls; copper-colored hands weaving
redolence into midnight gold. 

The night holds her close. She caresses
the leaves and play in
shadows that move like smoke.

 Her amber eyes catch moonlight like
glowing drops of honey. The tears from her
eyes always the sweetest.

Operatic tones held in drifting  
petals; zephyr notes from her
soothing voice played by trees.

The sun lights a bonfire on the horizon;
she gently kisses the embers
and recedes like the tides. 

Fire drains into blue light.
Orange seeds dot the sky. They look
on and see him kiss her in the morning.


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Copyright 2014 Pride Ed
Published on Friday, June 20, 2014.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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  • A former member wrote: Wow, i can't find a line that I favor over another all of it is just pure awesomeness.

  • Pride Ed On Saturday, November 21, 2015, Pride Ed (114)By person wrote:

    Thank you! ^_^

  • A former member wrote: "The sun lights a bonfire on the horizon"...this and that whole paragraph just set up the most beautiful image in my mind. This whole poem is like an ode to the beauty of nature and love. Seriously entrancing. I also really dig the title!

  • Pride Ed On Saturday, December 20, 2014, Pride Ed (114)By person wrote:

    Thank you very much for the kind comment! I'm glad you've liked this poem. ^_^

  • A former member wrote: This is mesmerizing and dreamy...Beautiful write!

  • Pride Ed On Thursday, July 31, 2014, Pride Ed (114)By person wrote:

    Thanks so much!!! Welcome to Dark Poetry by the way. :D

  • FadedBlues On Monday, July 14, 2014, FadedBlues (3000)By person wrote:

    enticing lyrics. she comes in colors...

  • Pride Ed On Monday, July 14, 2014, Pride Ed (114)By person wrote:

    Thank you so much for reading!

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