Lupercal

By purr_verse

at the door :now:now:
snap and growl :now:now:
at the door :now:now:
burning writhing creeping sliding
claws
:now:now:
howling more :now:now:
come ambergris and panDemonic
wrap me melt me diaphonic
:now: bite :now: flight
turning dancing leaping gliding
at the door :my:soul:
torn apart :now:whole:
teeth and tongue and mindseye vivid
rend within erotic livid brilliant-twisted-aether-misted
!door! :now:growl:
lupine cry :now:now:
at the door now
door now
now now now now
baying bloodlust for me now i can't come in my pasts before me lunardance in velvet fur with steelsnarl promise at the door now wolfen shadow silver mindseye burning for me let me in touch primal fire in poison panic purring shrieking at the door :now:now: bring me more :now:now: drink lusted thoughtforms so distorted sense aborted !door! contorted rhythms teasing tasting kissing wildstyle tempting and i'm torn apart :now:now: at the door :now:now: come hungry for my full consent i can't relent assent relent assent relent this feral passion lupine heartcry at the door here for my heart gods enter in and come subsume and sink within i cannot fight the wilds herein i'm at the !door! :now:now: love and war :now:now: growl :now: snarl :now: wild sincere defiled sin sear
i've no control infect my soul devour me whole
burning/writhing/creeping/sliding/turning/dancing/
leaping/gliding at the door
lie back
sigh and snap
:now:now:
sweet attack
:now:now:
and with these wolves sink shadow-wrapped
the morphic walls of senses cracked
this splendour always brings me back
to the door

:now:
:now:

wanting more
:now:
:now:

hand to paw
:now:
:now:

at the door now
more now
yours now

yours

through the door
now

.break.
.me.
.down.

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Copyright 2004 Natalie Mills Lyndon
Published on Thursday, January 8, 2004.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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  • A former member wrote: It was Dean R. Koontz in "Strangers", i believe, that first explained the thought process of an animal in ways i could understand. This delves much deeper, grasping the core of something much more sinister, something seething and searching and smarter than an animal should be. An excellence of chaos, this.

  • Chaos God On Tuesday, May 15, 2012, Chaos God (521)By person wrote:

    Still As Pulse Pounding And Soul-Fire Stoking As The First Time I Read This :) Great Work.

  • A former member wrote: I struggle to find my breath after many of your works. This is truly .breath-taking. work. I've never seen you write anything less than genius....but this one, generous....a great poet for our generation. Thank you.

  • Chaos God On Wednesday, September 9, 2009, Chaos God (521)By person wrote:

    LUPERCAL! Pound Down The Throne Doors Of Holy Terra! Death To The False Emperor!

  • Guillotine On Tuesday, August 18, 2009, Guillotine (177)By person wrote:

    Keep coming back to this one Nat. Mindblowing.

  • blue On Sunday, December 28, 2008, blue (1457)By person wrote:

    yes yes, I am back again... o.O)) must be a full moon. =) aaah. so perfect. ~b

  • Guillotine On Sunday, March 4, 2007, Guillotine (177)By person wrote:

    Suck beautifully striking imagery - a vivid lesson in true emotive responses. A damn good read and I'm going to read it again. Good work.

  • blue On Sunday, August 13, 2006, blue (1457)By person wrote:

    yeah. still works beautifully. rawr! ~b

  • purr_verse On Saturday, August 19, 2006, purr_verse (1036)By person wrote:

    *grin!* I think I must make you my offical Lupercal Pimp. >:D

  • blue On Sunday, March 11, 2007, blue (1457)By person wrote:

    o.O)) Haha, dig that!

  • blue On Saturday, May 27, 2006, blue (1457)By person wrote:

    rawr!

  • A former member wrote: i must have read this so many times, and i'm still rendered speechless..it's an amazing masterpiece, what you have created here. i'm completly floored.

  • capt_funguy On Monday, December 19, 2005, capt_funguy (807)By person wrote:

    this is instant fucking eveything , starved electricity ... puts the action in reaction , puts the motion in desperation ... " NOW" - hurts ... great piece purr ... funguy

  • blue On Monday, November 7, 2005, blue (1457)By person wrote:

    who me? ..just passing through.

  • NikesRain On Saturday, October 8, 2005, NikesRain (1339)By person wrote:

    omg i have chills from this....it's luscious intense and entrancing....i can't pick any specific lines, the whole thing so consuming...excellent..*faves* (~Nikes)

  • blue On Thursday, October 20, 2005, blue (1457)By person wrote:

    o.O)) ..I rest my case. ~b

  • blue On Friday, October 7, 2005, blue (1457)By person wrote:

    uhh.. I swear I wasn't reading it again.. I swear ;) ~b

  • purr_verse On Saturday, October 8, 2005, purr_verse (1036)By person wrote:

    lol! You rule. *grin* ...(whispers) er...i kinda like this one too. >:)

  • blue On Saturday, September 24, 2005, blue (1457)By person wrote:

    ;P I can't put this one down.. the whole lycanthropy thing has always fascinated me.. my first favorite movie was Lon Chaneys Werewolf.. I think I was no more that 5 at the time.. :) yup, you rock. ~b

  • blue On Saturday, September 24, 2005, blue (1457)By person wrote:

    *than, duh

  • blue On Friday, September 23, 2005, blue (1457)By person wrote:

    ok, I've been coming back to this all day, and I have to say.. You Rock! :) ~b

  • purr_verse On Saturday, September 24, 2005, purr_verse (1036)By person wrote:

    *attempts to rock* ... *hits head* >:) seriously, though, thank you. :D:D:Dxxx

  • blue On Saturday, September 24, 2005, blue (1457)By person wrote:

    *staples foam on walls* now.. commence rocking :) ~b

  • blue On Friday, September 23, 2005, blue (1457)By person wrote:

    H O L Y F R E A K I N G S H I T !!! ..I meant fucking' :P ...this.. this is just beyond compare! One of the best writes I've read in a loooong time. The tempo and rhythm is astounding, the content ever more!! *ding* ~b

  • Blood of Winter On Thursday, July 22, 2004, Blood of Winter (300)By person wrote:

    So amazing, pulling me through a dream of lupine lust and deadly ballets...

  • flying_fox On Sunday, January 18, 2004, flying_fox (596)By person wrote:

    I love you for so many reasons...your unbelievable talent is merely one of them.

  • KittyStryker On Friday, January 16, 2004, KittyStryker (736)By person wrote:

    ferocious and wildly free... within your words, i can taste the moon.

  • Spiritus_Frumenti On Sunday, January 11, 2004, Spiritus_Frumenti (343)By person wrote:

    stunning....your work gets more and more complex...funny you would name it Lupercal, isn't that some kind of roman festival or God?...

  • purr_verse On Sunday, January 11, 2004, purr_verse (1036)By person wrote:

    Thank you! its literal meaning is "carnival of wolves." Yes, it's Roman, derived from their honouring of Lupercus (Pan). :) purr, metaphoric again

  • Spiritus_Frumenti On Sunday, January 11, 2004, Spiritus_Frumenti (343)By person wrote:

    i like this piece so much i'm not sure if i can even articulate what i really feel about it, except that your work is becoming more complex which each post...-l-

  • shadowsinthelight On Saturday, January 10, 2004, shadowsinthelight (156)By person wrote:

    I really liked this. The beat, pulled me in and took me for a great ride. good work. S.

  • A former member wrote: the steady beat of this poem is refreshing. i like to see a good beat and this is amazingly perfect. I am not worthy of this.

  • birdwell On Saturday, January 10, 2004, birdwell (139)By person wrote:

    ...speechless, i sit and gaze at the screen, feeling small like i've read something i was not worthy of beholding...truly superlative ~db~

  • Jaded Jezzabelle On Friday, January 9, 2004, Jaded Jezzabelle (332)By person wrote:

    I'm surprised I liked this...I dont usually enjoy I dont know "fantastical" if thats even a word poetry. But this was different...I too was breating hard by the end...WoW

  • A former member wrote: You know...everytime I see a new work I jump for joy. I really enjoy reading you that much. This did not let me down. The wording...the staccato rhythm. All just simply fantastic. I was breathing hard by the time I was done reading this...

  • A former member wrote: 'teeth and tongue and mindseye vivid rend within erotic livid brilliant-twisted-aether-misted' Wow! What can I truely say about this line that is not already painted from your breath & brush. Bravo!

  • A former member wrote: 'distorted sense aborted !door! contorted rhythms' These are my feelings exact; senses aborted & distorted w/ your contorted rhythms beautifully layered in rapture, rape & reinvention of the poet's purrfect pen...now now now now

  • OLd SouL On Thursday, January 8, 2004, OLd SouL (781)By person wrote:

    I with sole on this.. to hear this reciting would rock. I like the way this was constructed as to be frantic and in your face.. No time to think just go with instinct. And the end, well... superb. :::OLd

  • Methos On Thursday, January 8, 2004, Methos (125)By person wrote:

    A simply breathtaking work, with such phenomenal talent! A powerful package of writing, wrapped neatly in a genious design...-Methos

  • sole On Thursday, January 8, 2004, sole (93)By person wrote:

    Wow purr this was so staccato with imagery it really portrayed a frantic state of mind, well done there. I hope I'm reading it right, and if I am I'd have to agree that I have a few wolves I'd like to let in, regardless of my duty to ward them off. Mayb

  • sole On Thursday, January 8, 2004, sole (93)By person wrote:

    Maybe there is some duality in this, like coming to terms with yourself, or perhaps not but I guess it's open for interpretation. As always this is written like an absolute pro, and I would KILL to hear it recited. Excellent.

  • A former member wrote: I've seen so many romanticisms of vampyre on this site, it is a breath of fresh air to see one with your talent take the case to the wolves...


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