For all the different loves there are
I find this one to be by far
The one that keeps me up at night
The one that brings us most delight.
It calls to me each time to climb
The tree of passion fruit divine.
Although I sometimes fail to see
The bending grass that waits for me.
And yes I sometimes fall from grace
And land upon a softer place.
These things they seem to come and go
Like antlers on a dear old foe.
I wish our love could always find
Aphrodite and her shrine
Upon the ocean’s frothy shore
So I could dive and fall no more.
And then our nights would last til dawn
As we would roll upon the shore
With taut skin scratched until it bled
And arched back crying to be fed.
With water glistening on your breasts
Hair laced seashells wildly dressed
Bruised lips laid upon my skin
And birds screaming just where we’ve been.
I would grasp your waist below
And lift you up so you would know
My masterful (Dear God) embrace
And never want to leave this place!
Until this happens close your eyes
Remember when our youth belied
The constant setting of the sun
Days to years that soon would run.
For in my heart the blood flows warm
And sometimes wishes it were young.
But in my mind the sand breathes fire
Embracing you with deep desire.
I wish that I could show you more
But know it’s you that I adore
And help me find the script I laid
Between the words of this brief page.
So then we’ll see just what is what
And who is hot and just how much
Eager to visit warmer clime
And merge both blood and open mind.
I hope you’re ready as they say
To see the dragon slayed today.
Make sure the mirrors have been cleaned
So we may view the fateful deed.
Whatever happens most of all
Let me make you laugh somehow.
Your clown prince cometh soon to town
And all do hope he won’t fall down.
And when at last we rest at night
Upon a silent sheet of light
Listening to the dogs next door
Remember I do you adore.
And know tis you that I adore.
Now might be a good time to mention that the voices speaking in each of my poems are not necessarily me! Parts of them might be me or all or none.
Because this poetry as a whole is not about me! Hopefully it will be more entertaining than it possibly could if that were the case. I am trying to write about our human condition and the strong emotions that are a part of it. Love seems to be an easy one for me to write about but maybe at some point I will try some others. But not really dark ones. I won’t be writing about hate anytime soon. Fear maybe. Oh wait. I already did that in the poem about the tiger. Confusion? Is that an emotion? Embarrassment? That’s a possibility.
We will see. Thank you for all the encouragement I have received for poems already done. They really are the soul of this blog and the main source of its traffic as well.
Maybe we will see you at the beach sometime!
More poetry from Davidlind
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Last night we gathered on a ship
Our tribe and all our friends,
And sailed for distant galaxies
To find a peaceful land.
The stars received us as we went
Our lives passed through their gaze
We sailed between bright fire and light
Our eyes were all ablaze.