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Poetic ache

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Poetic ache

As liquid evaporating, 
my reflection vanishes, 
dust of bone drifts, 

And the quiddity of my 
soul collapses while it waits, 
hoping for a return, 

like ships in the open sea, 
lingering for 
a placid voyage, 

I continue 
in the same wave, 
like branches I waggle 
vigorously in my aches, 

Trying to elude the reason, 
escaping from my own breath, 
and as I see the leaves of trees 

Each of them feel my pain, 
and I travel in my head to all 
of these places without 
taking a step, 

I dream with my eyes wide open, 
gazing at a fantasy frame, 
for my life becomes poetic
by the endlessness of my constant aches.


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  1. Date: 11/30/2012 7:26:00 AM
    wow you express yourself well,great write Elenushka

    Toledo Avatar Elenushka Toledo
    Date: 11/30/2012 7:38:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Richard ,Thank you so much for reading me. It's a pleasure haven't my fellow poets reading me as well. Hugss
  1. Date: 11/30/2012 6:57:00 AM
    Bravo.... A piece that resonates the soul of a true poet... love the way you pen... Michael

    Toledo Avatar Elenushka Toledo
    Date: 11/30/2012 7:01:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Michael!!! always will be a thrill to see you here. You are my favorite right now? I'm new to this website. Hugss!!