Black Poetry : The Moon Sleeps

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  1. Legendof_1_Spirit

    Legendof_1_Spirit Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    The Moon Sleeps

    Once my thirst for you could not be sedated.

    I was a waterless desert, you were the rain
    That teased me for several seasons
    Then drowned me in a sudden flood of love.

    The cool blue twilights spent
    Gliding into shadows through the park
    Spreading the day before us in bright whispers
    Haunt the empty rooms of memory
    Calling your name, only to be answered by
    Swift moving echoes that forget me.

    My heart hears you still
    On stormy evenings when the night
    Is interrupted by brief lightning and
    admonished by heavy thunder
    Your reflection lingers...

    On the window in liquid streaks
    Falling like new born tears
    On the sofa in a tired heap
    Drifting against the tides of sleep
    In the air around me, inside me
    I breathe you endlessly

    Even now

    Standing next to the window, next to you
    The world is a thirsty child
    Reaching out to it’s mother
    The wind is your voice
    That speaks in soothing moans and light caresses
    A sigh of contentment still trapped upon
    The honey brown shores of your lips

    Each moment shared between us
    Crest and break in waves
    The slow purple evenings in May
    When we concocted summer dreams
    In the presence of John
    And every night had a thousand eyes

    The long August afternoons
    Winding down with Miles
    Feeling kind of blue

    The many nights when we chased sleep
    Into the corners of the room
    And blend into the taste of body and soul

    My thirst for you cannot be sedated
    You were the sun
    And I am the moon
    Living in your reflection.


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    UbZoRbShUn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    *in deep meditative thought*
     
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    this poem rates about a

    thrirty five thousand six hundred twenty-five!!!

    one of the most well-thought out poems i've seen in Destee since my arrival!

    keep it coming--


    *letting your experience be my teacher.

    sean :D
     
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    I

    declare, this peace is still moving thru me ~ could this be 'after flow'?

    thank you, Poet!

    a
     
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    StarGoddess Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    YOU

    ...r the embodiment of the reason i want to write...
    find the rhyme,
    and complete this life.....


    you move me



    ur fan 4eva

    da :spinstar: :spinstar: :spinstar: :spinstar: :spinstar: :spinstar: :spinstar: GODDESS SUPREME
     
  6. Legendof_1_Spirit

    Legendof_1_Spirit Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    ...>condenses into a solid and falls to the floor as rain>

    First, thanks to everyone for reading and responding. I was a little hesitant to post this poem. It didn't feel complete to me when I reread it to myself. But I posted it, because it made me feel a lot of different things.

    So, I thank everyone for the reassurance of their words.
    And I thank my heavenly father for his blessings.

    <evaporates<...
     
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    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    legend...

    thank you for gracing us with but a glimpse of your talents. in agreement with sean...this be da one.

    peace&manyblessings.
     
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