Tag: love

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Two poems with no title

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I say, therefore, I’ll come someday
to hide, like before, aloft
and let them knock,
let all that loved me knock,
let all those that I loved knock,
all those that I loved so dearly
and I will not open,

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A Tale of two Loves

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One way to approach this stubbornly difficult question is to look at it from two seemingly opposed and irreconcilable perspectives that we’ve inherited from Greek Mythology: that of Aphrodite and Apollo – the two extreme ends of the spectrum or should we say, kaleidoscope of love. If indeed irreconcilable, do we choose carnal love as inspired by the Cyprian Aphrodite, goddess of Eros, which grounds love in the hedonistic pleasures of the body, and which, as the chorus in Antigone warns us, drives men and women mad, or the spiritual love of the mind, as inspired by the Sun god, Apollo?

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Golden Kiss

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He threw his hat on the chair
took off his shirt to reveal
his tan breast where a cross shone
reflecting brightness of the sun

A picture like you

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You’re a silent picture of profound green offered to a man sublime instantly adorned in the nick of time by the morning dew… But this silent picture of profound blue thoughts that pitched to a last goodbye leaving loose all threads in a mystic vie to a lucky few… Whilst […]

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Helen

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We were ready to merge but she stopped me. ‘I haven’t finished looking at you,’ she said. Dazed in her aura She saw her image stamped deep On my molten heart. Caught licking my dry upper lip She caressed my burning cheeks. I was like a rock in the sea […]