Names do not matter;
Beyond our mere existence -
God is still the same.
Love SongDon't choke the love out of meLove Song by Filosofia
prodding incessantly for words and expressions;
I know you hoped my love for you
would move me to speak in gushes of verse,
but if the river were to dry
neither you nor I
could force it to do otherwise;
your frantic pales of spilling water, your harrowing spades
would only deepen the wound in the earth.
Lifeless it will flow
still it will die.
If gravity should command a different course
who are we to argue with the earth?
In vain, they hurl their should's and should-not's
wrapping their minds in shroud upon shroud
their hearts, pulverized -
cast in casts of error
infests the darkness; a fear of pain.
The sight of blood to the eyes is fine -
but the mind
(seeking refuge in the blind)
refuses to see hearts bleed, and die.
Don't choke the love out of me;
the love is gone, and you're choking me.
SpeedSpeedSpeed by Filosofia
is distance over time.
Distance is separation
the crack, the void,
a pain to be savored.
Time is passing
there's not enough to waste
in circular definitions;
time is a line, without a curve.
speed is the wind
blowing through your hair
not the numbers you stare at
as the world passes by.
...Your warm hair's a sonnet,... by Filosofia
Your scent is a song
Your smile is a painting
Of where I belong.
Your voice is my prayer
Your lips are my wine
Your heartbeat, my temple;
Pristine and divine.
Your eyes a deep well
A sweet ode to glee
Your confident gait;
Yet these words are naught
But insult to Time
For you are a poem
In no need of rhyme.
BlindMaybe her voiceBlind by Filosofia
Whispered through your ears
(in your mind)
Feels like her silky wisps of hair
At your fingertips
Maybe her smile
Brighter than the sun
Reflected in her eyes
Melts the world
Into the palm of your hand
Leaving you lost
In a space-less void
Sweet as honey, intoxicating as wine
To you she's all that is pure and divine
But I swear by the star where our fates intertwine,
No heart could ever love you as mine.
Therefore is winged cupid painted blind
MeetingsLights in the older eyes were once ignoredMeetings by x-outsider-x
yet now I cannot omit them from my gaze
I see you staring at nothingness, entranced
a featureless room inheriting you
but you stare as if everything is yours
and it is.
Your hair once blonde, now white
everything about you is a pale shadow
fingers floating on the handles
your legs too numb to stand, so you ride
zipping around other shoppers in slow motion
your face beams sun.
When did you know?
Did it happen to you in the same way?
What did you say when it happened?
All of these questions for you
and I cannot ask them
I'm purchasing my produce and you're inching away
but we're both there
on that enlightened plane
the one without roads or edges
where we fly.
Poetry VandalismPoetry Vandalism by Paul-Cooper
Quiet fortress burns.
A sad, perfumed angel eats.
Empty eye opens.
SuicideDear Fay,Suicide by Jazzman1989
If ever I feigned to neglect or ignore you, to reject or hide my feelings towards you, I am sorry. I hold no grudge towards my actions, but I can no longer hide how I feel about you. You, you have for so long made me happy, and for so long, you, you have stuck by me and been my friend when no one else would. You have always been there for me even when no one else could. You have stayed and I have cried knowing that I could never return the favor to you because I am not that strong. You are my strength and my friend. Without you, I am nothing and with you, I am someone that everyone wants to be. I will never be able to repay you for what you have done, for the comments you have made and the amazing times we have spent together, for any of it. Everything you do for me is beyond my comprehension, and it is to that effect that I regret to inform you that by the time you read this letter, you will be too late to hav
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