Free Verse # 262 (one poem at a time)

Ballad of a spring-flower
embracing the dawn –
her lips submerged
in the first sip of tea.

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As stars into the shore of night
she sank into him,
his opiate breath seeping
into every fragment of her being,
consuming her,
a moth in his flame.

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Pulsing with your light
my heart has always been a beacon
guiding me like migrating birds
to my eternal homeland,
your breath, our love.

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The luster of dawn
upon her waving white skin,
a world drunk on silence.

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Sculpting her,
one poem at a time;
her breath
the ardent essence
of each flowing line.

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Raining heavy;
the raindrops
in my heart
a scurry of lines
etching your name,
the curves of your face.

~

Through the seams of silence
her voice comes to me
fragrant with the sighs
of the flowers at dawn
to fill my heart
with the waves of her sea

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