Cypress

By Jonas

Yours is the breath that crackles through cypress trees
I am reminded now of the Sea
Alone upon the sand you spoke to me... breathed into me
A desire for lost lands and things yet unseen

Yours is the kiss of mystery
It stirs something in my soul...
An arcane and venemous beauty like to the poppys of Oz
And the pain of it is exquisit in its intensity
Like I can feel a life-time of missives and Love
Unrequited
Beating on my brow like a frigid sun

Now I dream
Dream of opium and of ecstacy
Of a livid impenetrable haze
And of the menace of impending demise
I dream of things left unsaid

Unauthorized Copying Is Prohibited. Ask the author first.
Published on Tuesday, June 11, 2002.     Filed under: "Poetry"
Log In or Join (free) to see the special features here.

Comments on "Cypress"

Log in to post comments.
  • A former member wrote: great piece man

  • Circe Avalon On Sunday, April 13, 2008, Circe Avalon (115)By person wrote:

    Much like the dark mermaid of my heart, this poem sings to me! Very good work I loved it!

  • A former member wrote: nicely done

  • Sin On Sunday, May 22, 2005, Sin (1170)By person wrote:

    this was captivating and lovely..and i am shocked that it doesnt have more comments... ~kristy

  • A former member wrote: your poetry gives me imagery like few I've experienced

  • A former member wrote: utterly brilliant. i fucking love that last stanza but the rest fits so well. i really appreciate your style.

  • Anth On Sunday, May 30, 2004, Anth (1134)By person wrote:

    An arcane and venemous beauty like to the poppys of Oz ....what can i say to such work,but offer a humble gaze of awe

  • Stranger On Thursday, April 24, 2003, Stranger (265)By person wrote:

    Breathtaking. This really is amazing.

  • Delphoid-Q On Thursday, April 24, 2003, Delphoid-Q (213)By person wrote:

    Flawless.

  • A former member wrote: crystal edges^^^watch through the center of hills layered in the dayze of smog...linger the lush poison breath{ filtered over earth

  • liquid_emotion On Friday, February 21, 2003, liquid_emotion (323)By person wrote:

    Suddenly and astonishingly, my now favorite work. You went through the looking glass and came back with magic!!!

  • A former member wrote: wonderful imagery! "An arcane and venemous beauty" - I love that line

Contribution Level

Poets Bookmarking This Work
Jonas's Favorite Poets
Jonas's Favorite Works
Share/Save This Post



Join DarkPoetry Join to get a profile like this for yourself. It's quick and free.

How to Criticize Without Causing Offense
© 1998-2019 DarkPoetry LLC
Donate
[Join (free)]    [More Poetry]    [Get Help]    [Our Poets]    [Read Poems]    [Terms & Privacy]