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Unsent letter of Samson for Delilah(CRUMPLED AND TORN)

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Unsent letter of Samson for Delilah(CRUMPLED AND TORN)


There would be no nightfalls 
thereunto your eyes but partly goosebumps
nor would be nightscapes along your brows 
even an inch above their  shorelines

where darkness heaves 
no. When shadows dance in tip-toed pirouette to the tune of your     hairfall
whose breaths breathe nothing but the fumes from your sigh.

You are but a psalm
the Tibetan monks hymn and a mantis prays with a vengeance
for three full moons bedecked with diphthongs and rhymes
only to show beyond doubt
that every squint of the lids of your eyes
is proof of all the gods' existence.

There are no sundowns
thereunder your limbs but scarcely woundscars
nor dimlights throughout the length of your nape
all the more onto its  coastline

where thoughts
bloom. When crickets perch and croon
whose hymn chants heretofore each syllable of your  name.

My breathe rests each time your eyes meet mine, my love,
for nothing falls thereto except my    heart.

Tears herewith, 

Author's note: Finalist September Poetrysoup International Poetry Contest
Contest Sponsor: Poetrysoup

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  1. Date: 1/19/2010 3:06:00 AM
    Congratulations Gino, on your placement in John Heck’s “Love is in the Air” contest with this fine finalist poem. It's easy to see why you are in the winner's circle. Your poetic light is bright. Lovingly, Dane Ann.

  1. Date: 1/17/2010 6:48:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in John's contest Gino. I can see he had a hard time picking the winners. Some fabulous poetry was entered. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/16/2010 5:50:00 PM
    This line is exquisite: every squint of the lids of your eyes is proof of all the gods' existence. Congrats on your win! andrea

  1. Date: 1/16/2010 9:20:00 AM
    Gino, many congratulations on your win in John's fine contest >> James

  1. Date: 1/16/2010 2:02:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in JOhn's contest, Gino. So well deserved. lainie

  1. Date: 1/7/2009 1:43:00 PM
    Congratulations and very well done. Regards Heidie

  1. Date: 1/5/2009 7:51:00 AM
    Congratulations Gino on your poem being featured this week on Poetry Soup. Vince

  1. Date: 1/5/2009 4:55:00 AM
    Congratulations on being a finalist and having your poetry featured. Love Carol

  1. Date: 1/4/2009 10:05:00 AM
    Gino - Seems to me like a double congratulations is in order – A Finalist and a featured poem – Great Job – God Bless, MJ

  1. Date: 1/4/2009 6:50:00 AM
    Congratulations on being a featured finalist this week! Love, Shar

  1. Date: 11/30/2008 5:08:00 AM
    Dear Gino - Congratulations on your poem making Round One of the PSoup poetry contest! Wishing you all the best in the finals and have a Happy Holiday season. Peace always, John

  1. Date: 11/11/2008 9:01:00 AM
    Congrats on making it through to the first round! Good luck in the finals! Love, Shar

  1. Date: 11/1/2008 6:55:00 PM
    Gino - Congrats on your poetry making it through to the next round – Great Job & God Bless

  1. Date: 10/28/2008 9:34:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through the first round. Good luck in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/9/2008 4:41:00 AM
    Gino this is a very captivating write from beginning to end, one can sense the guilty emotions as they flow within the twisted apologetic tones of Delilah's undelivered message to Samson... It makes one wonder what would have happened had such a message been received would there have been more deceit from the traitorous one’s lips to be pressed upon the weary heart of Samson… Perhaps it is better that he had not received of it… I thank you for sharing the read. God's Love, Always, Adell

  1. Date: 8/4/2008 7:29:00 AM
    speechless!! you are very talented.would to apologise for being offended by comments you meant nothing by.your a great poet. I really like your poems.

  1. Date: 7/15/2008 8:11:00 PM
    one of my fave gins... well done

  1. Date: 7/9/2008 7:11:00 AM
    Well done - captivating - very enjoyable read

  1. Date: 7/8/2008 4:52:00 PM
    Your poem was written very well...the moment I finished reading it, I longed for more lines...Keep writing! :)