Free Verse # 176 (ecplipsing the sun)

In the reflection of dawn’s light gathering inside my palms I behold the image of your face.

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Time grew heavy on my heart since your face, like a bird, departed to the clouds.

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In every woman I meet I seek for your scent.

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I gave in to your lips which burn like fervent wine. Now a wound bearing the shape of your smile crowns my surging heart.

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When poetry like a lion roars our heart from its cage is torn to flutter in pure heights.

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Like the verdant branch of spring my breath brushed against your lips, charged with a warm fragrance, and promising bliss.

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Your each freckle I kiss into a burning star then chart its endless rotation with a burning poem inscribed into your skin.

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A shooting star falling into your oceanic eyes; I rose again from the dawn of thine sky, a flame burning brilliant in your breath and sigh.

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Unseen until your eyes stroked the hem of my skin, pierced into my chest like a bolt of lightning incinerating my heart.

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The metaphoric ferocity of your beauty melts the strongest poet into a slow burning.

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Her heart, seeping through her gaze, was touching me, caressing me in endless waves, and it felt like a sun had dawned deep inside.

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…and the flower which I long yearned to inhale I found blossoming on your lips.

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Even the sun is eclipsed when touched by her rays.

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