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Below is the poem entitled MY ELEANOR which was written by poet Ikenna Igwe. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Darling, yet another day is past gone,

While we rest from the battle; losing not just one.

As the wind of pain blows round our camp,

Affixing to many hearts its bleeding stamp,

I sit, on the warm sand, gazing at the moonlight,

With thoughts glued just on you, my sunlight;

The only object that holds my sanity
In this jungle of blown absurdity.

I gladly call to mind our parting act,

Drenched in showers of the passionate art.

I long, unbridled, for your charming form –

A comfy shelter from this storm.
Till we meet again, after this dreadful tour,

This is from me to you, my lovely Eleanor.

(c) Ikenna.C.Igwe, 2012

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  1. Date: 11/11/2012 10:37:00 AM
    Simply beautiful :)

    Igwe Avatar Ikenna Igwe
    Date: 11/12/2012 5:41:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks a lot!