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Rated: ASR · Poetry · Relationship · #1599483
Fear of rejection changes the hesitant man's mind.
The mirror in haloed light
lies, or is it these eyes?
Someone denies what distastefully
hides inside, unseen.

Hesitant to begin anew,
a dream of you
and me in an unhealthy hue
does not feel true.

Life's clutter diffuses
light from ailing sight.
I cannot see our future,
just this dead, still night.

Subterfuge consumes my head.
What do I dread;
from what you have plead?
I can’t hear.

an icy window
clamps cold shut


I digress
I am blessed
for ever having laid
eyes on you,
to have absorbed
the warmth of the softest fabric,
a sin to desire the pins
that prick.
Reality setting in.
I did not win,
as this wretched heart
climbs beyond this station
to the bluest skies
in your eyes.

 
Soliloquey Before The Lovemaking   [ASR]
This is my ode to love -- tongue-in-cheek, of course. Do we really think this way?
by Brian Keith Compton III

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