I heard your silent scream
floating across the invisible waves,
leaving me stranded on the sunken island
in the palm of your hand.

A song is sung by a driving lust
set to the beat of this pounding heart.
The unmistakable touch of your thoughts
caresses my mind with their sacred dance.

The light of the land
runs to hide in the shadows,
the blinding glare of the darkness
fills my sight.

My hands drink from your skin
quenching the thirst of desire,
intoxicating my soul,
and burying me alive.

My arms around you,
my sanctuary within you,
my love exists from you,
my life for you.

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Tray4 commented on You


Absolutely Beautiful, I love your writing . Your way with words is captivating. You deserved to win- well done!

Weestraw commented on You


Five very nice paragraphs that were beautiful standing along I just lost the connection. Not every poem needs to rhyme but it should have cohesiveness.

VICTORE410 commented on You


Rhythm is quite literally the heartbeat of a poem and serves as the backdrop from which the ideas and imagery can flow. Rhyme is the musicality behind the words and the way the phrases come together. These two elements represent the framework of poems and the techniques that set poetry apart from other prose writing.

VICTORE410 commented on You


What does this poem mean? I'm cllueless. A poem should have a clear message to convey, not writing words that only the author could understand/

Kellieascranton commented on You


Beautiful, your choice of words are beautiful. & the way it sounds outloud

The true philosopher and the true poet are one, and a beauty, which is truth, and a truth, which is beauty, is the aim of both.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, American Poet (1803-1882)

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