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~Close Enough To Touch~

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~ViXeN~
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since 01-09-2000
Posts 95
Guelph, Ont. Canada


0 posted 01-18-2000 12:48 AM       View Profile for ~ViXeN~   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for ~ViXeN~

These feelings I bear inside my heart
Cannot be described
Its overwhelming and painful
That we are so many miles apart

I sense your closeness
Though you are not near
I breath your soul
And imagine you are here

I would hold you and kiss you
I'd always want more
Our spirits burning with passion
I am now yours

We would leave this realm of lonliness
That is holding us back
With all feelings surpressed
In all that we lack

Just to surround myself in your arms
For only one day,
I would push just about any obstacle
That forced itself my way

Though yet we do not yet share the moment,
One day we will be united
And the moment that my love was passed to you
Our fate had been decided
© Copyright 2000 ~ViXeN~ - All Rights Reserved
bsquirrel
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since 01-03-2000
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1 posted 01-18-2000 01:08 AM       View Profile for bsquirrel   Email bsquirrel   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for bsquirrel

Hi, Vixen. I really enjoyed the poem. Long distance relationships are TOUGH. Mine didn't work out; after two years, we broke apart. Here's an old poem of mine that reminded me of yours:

-crying off the plane-
Our fingertips are 3,000 miles apart.
Our hearts and brains are churning signals,
And we're not there to receive them.
My skin smelled like Dove just half a day ago.
Now I smell like sweat
And soon I'll smell like Dial.
The scenery blurred while I slept.
Now I'm awake; I see buildings
And feel cold Boston air forcing me to shiver.

But the tears have stopped themselves
Because I still do get signals,
I can smell phantom Dove
And I know our fingertips will be resting
On each other soon.

And, for the thrill of it, here's the poem of crashing defeat   :

-gravesite, day before easte-r
It was fun being happy, seeing a sky full of clouds and smiling at the rain.
It was a joy to feel someone against me, guarding me from our pain.
Who knows. But I can kneel down by this grave coming through the grass.
I can lean down and kiss it. Feel the dust on my lips.
I can taste licorice and smell apricots, though I always pronounce it wrong.
I can swirl these ashes in my mouth until the future is passed.

My baby is her own and I'm still hers. Why do I do this to myself?
She cleanly severed all but my heart from her body.
It's still hanging on by strings and muscle.
Why do I make it? Why do I bother?
Can anyone find love without destroying their mother?
Can anyone find love and call it a cover? Can I find myself again--?
It's starting to rain. But I have no smile. I have no pain. I have no reign. I have no name.
It's been a while.

Maybe I should let myself be used. Maybe I should take the offer of tits and tongue.
Maybe I should slit my throat with the edge of a shotgun. Maybe I shouldn't cry.

But when her life goes on and mine falls, I have to ask why it matters at all.
I have to force myself to keep from crying. I have to pray to god to keep from dying.
All I wanted was what I'll never receive. So who is it, really, who's been deceived?

I love you; I'm consumed.

I love you.

I'm doomed.


Anyway, all I can say, stoically and realistically, is the breakup was for the best. Always believe in yourself and the good that life can do. I know it helps me.  

Enough rambling,

Mike
~ViXeN~
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since 01-09-2000
Posts 95
Guelph, Ont. Canada


2 posted 01-18-2000 05:17 PM       View Profile for ~ViXeN~   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for ~ViXeN~

well mike, thanks for the reply, dont worry you werent rambling
thank you much for the advice.
shannon
Denise
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3 posted 01-18-2000 05:36 PM       View Profile for Denise   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Denise

Heartfelt and beautiful, ViXeN..I could sense the longing....very lovely!

 Denise

And slight is the sting of his trouble
Whose winnings are less than his worth;
For he who is honest is noble,
Whatever his fortunes or birth.~~~Alice Cary, ~Nobility~

Dark Angel
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since 08-04-99
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4 posted 01-18-2000 05:51 PM       View Profile for Dark Angel   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Dark Angel

Vixen, this is beautiful, I can relate to this and I feel the longing here.

 What comes from the heart goes to the heart.
Samuel Coleridge


devina
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since 10-28-1999
Posts 3189
Northern Cali


5 posted 01-18-2000 09:00 PM       View Profile for devina   Email devina   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for devina

This is vey romantic, I wish you the best in luck and love!!!

 Open arms can be the most fragile in the world...
Majestic
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since 01-11-2000
Posts 269
houston, tx.


6 posted 01-18-2000 10:15 PM       View Profile for Majestic   Email Majestic   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Majestic

very expressive...nice poem

To live is to love; To truly love is to live!
hoot_owl_rn
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since 07-05-99
Posts 11105
Glen Hope, PA USA


7 posted 01-19-2000 12:00 AM       View Profile for hoot_owl_rn   Email hoot_owl_rn   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit hoot_owl_rn's Home Page   View IP for hoot_owl_rn

I can relate to this one  
 
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