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once a lion

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serenity blaze
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0 posted 09-19-2001 12:10 AM       View Profile for serenity blaze   Email serenity blaze   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to Submit your Poem to Passions  View IP for serenity blaze


"I wish that we had never met--
for now you own my very breath.
Every waking thought consumed,
and all my dreams are dreams of you."

"Truly, you are witch," he said...
"or healer to awaken dead.
I smell your scent upon the breeze--
I feel your fingers tracing me.

Drawing me in grace of ease...
once a lion, now appeased.
And should at first I meet my death,
I'll haunt this earth, to breathe your breath.

I'll fly the night to kiss your screams
in hopes I have a part in dreams..."

a single tear rode down his cheek--
proof of his sincerity...
"Oh" I said, "You're poetry..."
"No." He wept. "I'm only me."

He silenced me with depth of eyes
and cradled me to my surprise...
"I shall not leave you, not with ease."
And still? I find it hard to breathe.

I still feel his stroke of hair.
Every breath I breathe--he's there.
© Copyright 2001 serenity blaze - All Rights Reserved
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1 posted 09-19-2001 12:22 AM       View Profile for Janet Marie   Email Janet Marie   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Janet Marie

Every waking thought consumed,
and all my dreams are dreams of you."
======================================
I smell your scent upon the breeze--
I feel your fingers tracing me.
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And should at first I meet my death,
I'll haunt this earth, to breathe your breath.
===================================
"Oh" I said, "You're poetry..."
"No." He wept. "I'm only me."
===================================

He silenced me with depth of eyes
==================================
And still? I find it hard to breathe.

I still feel his stroke of hair.
Every breath I breathe--he's there.
===================================
mirror mirror on the wall
I felt every perfect word, one and all.........
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2 posted 09-19-2001 12:41 AM       View Profile for Masked Intruder   Email Masked Intruder   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Masked Intruder

Karen, karen, karen....

I'm quite impressed at your narrative powers. I wish I could talk in rhyme like that, it would make me so much cooler. But so sad, so sad. I'd cry if I wasn't so hyper, y'know.  

You can't wake a person who is pretending to be asleep. -- Navajo Proverb

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3 posted 09-19-2001 04:09 AM       View Profile for Marge Tindal   Email Marge Tindal   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Marge Tindal's Home Page   View IP for Marge Tindal

Lioness~

Cool !

"Oh" I said, "You're poetry..."

*smiles*
~*Marge*~

~*The pen of the poet never runs out of ink, as long as we breathe.*~
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4 posted 09-19-2001 05:30 AM       View Profile for Dee   Email Dee   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Dee

Serenity, truly beautiful. Loved it all.

Dee
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5 posted 09-19-2001 08:31 AM       View Profile for Nan   Email Nan   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Nan's Home Page   View IP for Nan

Poetry indeed - This is lovely, serenity..
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"I wish that we had never met--
for now you own my very breath.
Every waking thought consumed,
and all my dreams are dreams of you."

"Truly, you are witch," he said...
"or healer to awaken dead.
I smell your scent upon the breeze--
I feel your fingers tracing me.

well..I don't know what  to say...sometimes I believe there is a bit of you in me...or me in you...*s

wonderfully written K

~Wynter
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7 posted 09-19-2001 11:31 AM       View Profile for Honeybee   Email Honeybee   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Honeybee


A cool write, Serenity!  
Yes, indeed, you ARE poetry    

Take care,
Melissa~

"Poetry is not an opinion expressed...
it is a song that rises from a bleeding
wound...or a smiling mouth"

~Kahlil Gibran~

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"I wish that we had never met--
for now you own my very breath.
Every waking thought consumed,
and all my dreams are dreams of you."

I still feel his stroke of hair.
Every breath I breathe--he's there.


Excellent write m'sista, especially loved the lines above the most. I love where your poetry takes me dear.

Thank you

Maree

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9 posted 09-19-2001 10:34 PM       View Profile for Mysteria   Email Mysteria   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Mysteria

Karen, you are poetry!  

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10 posted 09-19-2001 11:28 PM       View Profile for Enchantress   Email Enchantress   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Enchantress

Oh this is sooo good!!!  Enjoyed.

~Time has cast a spell on you
  so you won't ever forget me~

serenity blaze
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11 posted 09-20-2001 03:08 AM       View Profile for serenity blaze   Email serenity blaze   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for serenity blaze

I'm glad to know that you all enjoyed...this is another I have no idea where it came from...wasn't even supposed to go where it did! ---smiles and my gratitude. With love to all!
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Just go with the flow serenity, this is excellent!

"Let me pierce the realm of glamour
So I know just what I am." ~ Van Morrison

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13 posted 09-20-2001 10:54 AM       View Profile for Apachecat906   Email Apachecat906   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Apachecat906

WOW
I never get choked up.  Really.  This poem is awesomely tender and powerful.  I love it when I cant even pick out a favorite line! Although this part really got me:

a single tear rode down his cheek--
proof of his sincerity...
"Oh" I said, "You're poetry..."
"No." He wept. "I'm only me."

It took my breath too
Thank you  
The Rusty Knight
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Lovely poem and so fluid....love the breath and breathe use....some things make us feel someones warm breath on the back of our neck.  I just had to turn around and look behind me.  Dan

Death comes not when we cease to breathe, but when we cease to dream.

vlraynes
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Somewhere... out there...


15 posted 09-23-2001 03:44 PM       View Profile for vlraynes   Email vlraynes   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit vlraynes's Home Page   View IP for vlraynes


serenity-
   This is awesome!

       "Oh" I said, "You're poetry..."

   Love it!
   Hugs,
   ~Vicky


"...until you have read the verse on his heart,
you have not truly met the poet.
~vlraynes

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16 posted 05-10-2009 02:04 AM       View Profile for Alison   Email Alison   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Alison

I loved every line of this story, Karen.

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