The Waves Whispered What You Are

By Bella Butchery

In this sea of sand
We haunt the same place
Waves swallowed
And sunk us down
Your limbs fastened
A weight to my ankle

I fought it at first
But your song
Passivity pulled me in

Matted hair
My eyes dialate
drunk with
the warmth of your smile

Nothing will stop you now

Mouth...gestures...flowed
Never meant to happen this way

But your face

So soft
A broken mirror
Shines melody
Reflects to breathe shards

Your sound stole a breath
Your taste faked a kiss

I saw your make
And the more I screamed
The harder you came

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Published on Friday, December 29, 2006.     Filed under: "Lyrics"
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  • A former member wrote: if only poets like you got the open praise instead of the over done wannabes on the air waves. it's good to read and feel something so well written!

  • A former member wrote: god, you have the greatest endings, do you write them first or something?

  • Bella Butchery On Wednesday, November 28, 2007, Bella Butchery (734)By person wrote:

    to tell the truth, sometimes. i write in pieces, then fit where appropriate, sometimes it takes me a long time to think of an ending.... most people only consider an opening and closing to the most potent part of a poem, so i try and utalize that fact :D

  • Dancing_Monkey On Friday, May 18, 2007, Dancing_Monkey (1288)By person wrote:

    The neverending truth of moaning.. *Sighs* You wrote this well dude. raly well..

  • carlosjackal On Monday, April 23, 2007, carlosjackal (2471)By person wrote:

    Wow..all the little details you express from one line to the next, and the overall truth.......devastating. My head's still rocking from the blows. -Carl

  • A former member wrote: i love this poem...i normally dont like to read free verse style poems but this was awesome

  • A former member wrote: "Your sound stole a breath/ Your taste faked a kiss..." Stunning wording. This brought a tear to my eye. ...Simply Beautiful.

  • A former member wrote: "Matted hair My eyes dialate drunk with the warmth of your smile" Simply Brillant. ][ ][

  • Sin On Thursday, January 11, 2007, Sin (1179)By person wrote:

    *drunk with the warmth of your smile*...i loved that line, the whole write was filled with intense imagery and the last line was a killer, great write ~kristy

  • elisa On Saturday, December 30, 2006, elisa (1643)By person wrote:

    a nicely worded ..intense struggle......'....I saw your make And the more I screamed The harder you came ...'...... felt that...well said.

  • A former member wrote: this was simply amazing. "your sound stole a breath your taste faked a kiss" i am in awe of your imagry. ~ red

  • DowngradeBeauty On Friday, December 29, 2006, DowngradeBeauty (29)By person wrote:

    This is a marvelous peice "I fought it at first But your song Passivity pulled me in" Are the lines that pulled me in. Wonderful indeed.

  • Mylissa On Friday, December 29, 2006, Mylissa (853)By person wrote:

    you stole my air...this is beautiful.

  • NapoleonsLust On Friday, December 29, 2006, NapoleonsLust (16)By person wrote:

    to be so enthralled by someone but knowing that its not what you want...this is powerful great write

  • A former member wrote: "Your taste faked a kiss" Ah, but to be lulled into the idea that despite the truth staring you in the face, there might be something lurking deep beneath the mask...I agree with what Lynaes said...Excellent write. ~*Beth*~

  • Lynaes On Friday, December 29, 2006, Lynaes (878)By person wrote:

    Trapped in a reverie of someone's magnetic pull.. You know it's pit of sinking sand, but the aroma is too alluring to resist.. Desire can sometimes take you to a bad place..

  • Lynaes On Friday, December 29, 2006, Lynaes (878)By person wrote:

    Haunting in way is this piece.. but equally striking. Powerful work, I had to this read this more than once. Awesome.

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