The Altar

By elisa

Reaching back through my soul
I tear my weaken beaten heart
from my sunken chest

tonight I take my love back in my own hands

I alone have come to make the final break
my heart will ever suffer

once you stood a marathon away
gracing my horizon

but time has passed from centuries to eons
and
sorrow travels slowly through forever
in eternity

I stand here
atop
The Great Pyramid
before the
Devil's hell
and
God's holy heaven

I take my broken heart
and
clean the slate of history

shattering the memory of me
leaving nothing more than poetry

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Copyright 2005 elisa
Published on Saturday, February 19, 2005.     Filed under: "Spiritual" and "Poetry"
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  • Alchemist On Wednesday, September 21, 2011, Alchemist (705)By person wrote:

    Your a beast of written lyric, sick with venom, the trick is to move quick when you hear it, rhythm of her spirit

  • A former member wrote: gorgeous.... don't let the ugly consume your beauty, babe.... never hide your talent, please :) stay strong, shweets and thank you.

  • ubiquitoussoul On Thursday, October 14, 2010, ubiquitoussoul (347)By person wrote:

    The space in s poem is grand and the feeling it portrays is powerful.. Godly and majestic.. The way with your bare your bare hands you penetrate to your heart was intense and admired..

  • A former member wrote: to be your immortality..... my life for these words..... *bows before the altar of elisa* I am your sacrifice....

  • A former member wrote: Absolutely beautiful! I particularly like the phrase "a marathon away." I'm very impressed. (9)

  • AniDayz On Monday, February 28, 2005, AniDayz (821)By person wrote:

    so beautiful...lovely...touching and wonderous...you are amazing*

  • Solace On Monday, February 28, 2005, Solace (1071)By person wrote:

    Nothing more than...beauty...

  • Mr King On Saturday, February 26, 2005, Mr King (547)By person wrote:

    Perfect... absolutely beautiful. Love, Seth

  • NikesRain On Saturday, February 19, 2005, NikesRain (1291)By person wrote:

    such engrossing beauty and pain in these words...'sorrow travels slowly through forever in eternity'..amazing line that...achingly shattering with such grace...great work

  • A former member wrote: wow this is great great work fucking a right ~~GOTHIC~~

  • Anth On Saturday, February 19, 2005, Anth (1134)By person wrote:

    this felt epic in its vision, certain words used here really added so much to it,causing a mealstrom of different emotions

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