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Resilience

When you are pushed, push back.

...

Who do you think you are!?

The only apology in this room is you!

I refuse to hold hands with your broken memories.

Your heart
Falls unto 95 degree quicksand

Molded clay,
I now use to cover your illiterate stanza.

This flesh,
Your insignificant breath used to layer
With seductive whisper

“Please, stay”

I siphon rejected wood chunks,
From your winterized shoulder
Igniting our bridge under Summer equinox

Daring
Me

To hold you again tomorrow

Denied

…

I walk down melancholy roads
Just to hear smile’s exhale

Following Gene’s footsteps
Singing in my
Reign

Reigning supreme

For every judgment you made
Is every step I take
Every move I make
Towards rose colored stairways within
Your unseen heaven

He’ll be watching you

…

Never falling,
But rising in love

Do I
I do

I do not
Want you encased in my cerebellum

You have become a preposition with no value

Yet, still
I rise
In love

Without dependency’s fingertips
Upon my beautiful Spanish lips
Mi corazon no quieres a ti!
For my mirror, lunges true colors upon my sleeves

Forged hummingbirds unwrapping knotted Cloud 9s
Without a need for you

Without a need for you

The arrival of silence’s last stand
You will see the titanium on my hand
And your binary smile
Will evaporate unto your cracked Sapphire’s shell

As you wear my incipient exhales

Breathlessly, 
Giving you hell

…

©Drake J. Eszes

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  1. Date: 7/7/2013 11:42:00 AM
    Powerful piece Drake, cant tell you how much I enjoyed this on a Sunday evening ;) hopefully your day is a peaceful one on the other side of the world! Hugs W ;)

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 7/7/2013 1:13:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Means so much, Wilma. Thank you dearly! :)
  1. Date: 6/5/2013 10:31:00 AM
    this is a great piece of work! don't know if ur a fan of him, but the wording of this evokes E.E. Cummings. who, I happen to love.

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 6/5/2013 10:33:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi there! I used to read some of his work a few years ago. That's quite the compliment, because he was pretty fierce with his work. Thanks so much! Good to see you again, Gina. :)
  1. Date: 6/2/2013 8:19:00 PM
    Love this poem agree with the other commenters powerful what a great writer

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 6/2/2013 8:26:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hey there! How cool of you to stop by! :) I do appreciate it very much, Jamie!
  1. Date: 5/20/2013 8:19:00 AM
    a strong powerful write. like most you have been hurt but you fight back ty for sharing may all have your strength fine pen

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 5/20/2013 8:25:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi, Linda! Yes, certainly. I know there are others who read this and want that confidence to push back and stand tall. I hope it helps others, like it helped me. :) Thank you for stopping by this way!
  1. Date: 5/2/2013 8:09:00 AM
    WOW.. powerful stuff. 'Resilience'-- we all need more of that and less lack of confidence when people or life let us down.

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 5/2/2013 8:15:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Most lack it, yes. It's not easy. But, it's not impossible. It's really the easier way to heal within. Thank you for stopping by here, Kim!
  1. Date: 4/29/2013 9:54:00 AM
    Powerful interpretaions here. I am amazed. I am already a loyal fan.

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 4/29/2013 10:16:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi there, Karen!!! :) That's really awesome of you to say! I'm glad you stopped by!
  1. Date: 4/19/2013 10:02:00 AM
    A smashing hit on self- authenticity lined with both grit and grace... hmm, no wonder i came around again.. wouldn't miss this for the world, drake..:) huggs!

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 4/19/2013 10:05:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    NETTE!!!!! HI! :) Thank you so much! Grit & Grace....I like that. ;) I'm very happy you stopped by and that you're back here on PS!
  1. Date: 4/16/2013 4:38:00 PM
    Powerful blow, man. I am intrigued and awed. Sweet write mah man! Always, Laura

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 4/16/2013 4:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi there, Laura! :) I'm very grateful that you stopped by here. Many thanks!
  1. Date: 4/16/2013 8:13:00 AM
    I just feel myself in your voice so many times Drake.You have a way with words which captures the inner of my being.tomyfavs: )

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 4/16/2013 8:20:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Damn, that's a hell of a thing to say. I'm very grateful for your kind words. :) Thank you, Charmaine.
  1. Date: 4/15/2013 6:31:00 PM
    You have a rather unique way of speaking the art of poetry, I am impressed, glad I stopped in to read your poetry tonight, it was a treat for my tired eyes, xxx

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 4/15/2013 7:37:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Well hi there!! :) That's very kind of you to say. I'm happy to read that my words were good for your tired eyes. I hope you get some good rest. Many thanks!
  1. Date: 4/15/2013 8:39:00 AM
    Hi there!!! :) You're very welcome! And thank you so much for passing this way! It's always appreciated.

  1. Date: 4/15/2013 8:37:00 AM
    WOW! Powerful would be an understatement! Great emotions unleashed here! My favorite line: I refuse to hold hands with your broken memories. Incredible! Thanks for your visits! :)

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 4/15/2013 8:39:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi there!!! :) You're very welcome! And thank you so much for passing this way! It's always appreciated.
  1. Date: 4/15/2013 5:21:00 AM
    Oh my! Drake, I miss reading your work... and by the expressions in it, you are giving someone hell. .. this is xool...I'll be back afterwork to read a few more. Is there a certain poem, you highly recommend. ...always. .Linda

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 4/15/2013 6:20:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hey there! It's good to see you back. Whichever one has a title that catches you the most, go nuts with reading it. :) I'm proud of all my work. Thank you so much!
  1. Date: 4/13/2013 1:42:00 PM
    wow Drake, someone just got pushed off of cloud none. Excellent write! Much Love ~*~ SKAT

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 4/13/2013 1:52:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    LMAO! Yes...yes. That hilarious. Thanks for stopping by, SKAT! :)
  1. Date: 4/13/2013 8:44:00 AM
    This is a superb write to express a very powerful emotion my dear friend Drake. This is highly creative and unique one. I think it's not only an excellent as it is written but it'll do as well when recited! Kudos for this great work of yours! Thank you so much for sharing and your precious time stopping by and commenting on my work. love/hugs, Leonora

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 4/13/2013 8:52:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi Leonora! Awesome name! I'm pondering the reciting part of this. We'll see. :) Thank you so much for stopping by here!
  1. Date: 4/13/2013 7:06:00 AM
    Awesome poem, Drake! Too many great lines to single out just one. Very well written, I love it! hugs, Catie :)

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 4/13/2013 7:19:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    HI CATIE!!!!! :) Thank you so very much! I gave it the 'ol college try. ;) You rock!
  1. Date: 4/12/2013 4:15:00 PM
    Very expressive and emotive work..Enjoyed reading your creativity..Thanks for stopping by..Your comments are uplifting.Sara

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 4/12/2013 4:51:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much, Sara!!! Well, that means a lot. :) Just words from the heart. I'm glad to be there.
  1. Date: 4/12/2013 3:17:00 PM
    I am glad you wrote it, because it does help. Feeling sad needs someone to share with. Terry xo

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 4/12/2013 3:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi Therese! Agreed! Thankfully, this wasn't so much towards myself. But, rather, for those who are feeling it right now. Thank so much for stopping by here!
  1. Date: 4/12/2013 2:01:00 PM
    Wooow, Drake ..... strong words in a proficient poem. - Well done! - Have a nice weekend. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 4/12/2013 3:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I did what I could. :) Thank you so very much!