Apple Red

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  • pocketofdreams6
  • If I speak in the tongues of men and angels, but have not love, I have become sounding brass or a tinkling symbol. And if I have prophecy and know all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. And if I dole out all my goods, and if I deliver my body that I may boast but have not love, nothing I am profited. Love is long suffering, love is kind, it is not jealous, love does not boast, it is not inflated. It is not discourt

Poem Commentary

One side says run run
One side says stay stay
May day May day
We're going down
Like the sun.

Apple Red

I want you
To imagine the magic
The impression of paint
On the canvas of fate

I want you
Into the hatred
Of the pages I create
To relate

I want you
For the heart
Black as ink pressed spades
How fucking degrading

I want you
Rolled up in a blanket
Dressed of lust and distrust
For this funny game I play
You play

Mother may I
Call upon this pawn
A whore with swords of sorts
To eat upon this bloody plate

Wait there's more
This is'nt the end
Skinny sour lips I taste
But this is

I have taken the apple
Once again
Twice, no plenty more
Sweet poison I adore

Got you where
I want you
Of spots to haunt you
Left you hanging like the dead

Once again
You have succeeded
In painting my face
Apple red

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Milkman commented on Apple Red

07-28-2009

I can take so many meanings from this piece the obvious, the temptaion of sustaining an incompatible relationship.....to the internal tempation of giving into yur rage.......... very good images and use of words.... think you could economize a little on the piece

scrye commented on Apple Red

07-28-2009

BRAVO *stands and applauds* I loved it pocket. Perfect been there felt that. But can see how this particular piece got you into trouble with someone you were dating lol. Wonderful work and going into my favs. list. Thanks again pocket.

soulwriter commented on Apple Red

07-28-2009

The Apple - the metaphor for all of human kinds destiny played out in tempestuous fashion... you have fashioned a poem that CRIES OUT. Words are powerful - emotions are even more welding for sometimes we just don't have the words for all our inwards feelings - you found all the right words!

Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion.

T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) American-English poet and playwright.

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