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Below is the poem of the week entitled Above Forever which was written by poet Richard Lamoureux.

Above Forever

Biting into the dead,  
he tastes  the aftertaste of burnt ashes!
The meal of her emotions,
buried alive within silken strands.
Blood inside sorrow burning,
sweet desire weeping...
Yet, it cannot possibly extinguish his pain.

Bleeding heartbreaks do not expire.
His eternal torment is fortified.
Into two pieces he is equally divided.
One who feels he has his back against the wall!
The other who has not a care.
Free falling teardrops,
salted within life's passionate carnage.
Nails in his mouth for he is iron born,
attaching beauties have felt his plunging sword.

His sanctuary is a dream catcher.
He's stuck inside it's Web,
hanging there above forever,
until she takes his last breath away.
Always now, in this moment was he formed.
Long before time, he was destined to be hers 

Until they meet again his heart pauses.
He will not know eternal glory,
until her love courses through his veins!
As he has promised, he will succumb to her  
The angels then will sing 
Rejoicing bells will ring out grateful notes
Both will finally atone for their sins!

A collaboration with Liam Mcdaid. Thanks for accepting my invitation.

When Liam first sent over his verses I had no idea where we would end up.

I thought you might find the process of interest. Here are the words Liam started us off with. 

Biting into the dead  remains of ashes burnt  
buried alive blood inside sorrow burning 
sweet desire weeps bleeding heartbreaks 
in two divided one who has had the back against a wall 
Freefalling teardrops within life's passion 
nails in the mouth attacking beauties sanctuary 
a dream catcher stuck inside a Web 
hanging there forever 
until you take my last breath away 
always yours until we meet again 
eternal glory as angels will sing 
rejoicing bells ring grateful

I hope you enjoy the inside look.

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  1. Date: 6/24/2016 10:16:00 AM

    Interesting and Congrats for POTW.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/24/2016 10:54:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Marilyn, it was a nice surprise to be chosen.
  1. Date: 6/22/2016 7:17:00 AM

    Great effort team Richard, congratulations for POTW honors...

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/22/2016 8:17:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Charlie!
  1. Date: 6/21/2016 11:19:00 AM

    Wonderful collab guys. Liam is everyone's fave collab guys for good reason

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/21/2016 11:35:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Tom.;0)
  1. Date: 6/21/2016 7:57:00 AM

    Congrats on POTW. I'm so badly for you both. Hugs

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/21/2016 11:36:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, it was a nice surprise. Hugs back!
  1. Date: 6/20/2016 8:48:00 AM

    Richard and Liam, a big CONGRATULATIONS on POTW with this "e x c e l l e n t " poem ~

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/20/2016 9:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Constance, I appreciate your kind words.
  1. Date: 6/20/2016 8:25:00 AM


    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/20/2016 9:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Peter.
  1. Date: 6/19/2016 12:49:00 PM

    Richard/Liam, Congrats on the POTW honor!! Excellent Work!! Cheers and Best, Gary

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/19/2016 5:19:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Gary, it was a very nice surprise.
  1. Date: 6/19/2016 11:10:00 AM

    Wow what an awesome collaboration - i love the way Liam's original lines have been interwoven in the poem - many congrats to you both :-) hugs Jan xx

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/19/2016 5:20:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Jan.
  1. Date: 6/17/2016 10:36:00 AM

    An excellent write. Congratulations, Richard and Liam, on a great collaboration. T.J

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/19/2016 9:57:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Teppo!
  1. Date: 6/16/2016 1:15:00 PM

    - Bravo to both of you, Richard and Liam !!! - Is really a unique and wonderful poem - It is exciting to co-write .... - Two heads think different .... nevertheless this one becomes "a perfect tango" :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/16/2016 1:38:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Anne-Lise, I'm pleased you like it.
  1. Date: 6/16/2016 11:21:00 AM

    I feel the deeper meanings...his plunging sword...for example. This is very creative, you two. Leaves one wondering who that atonememt will take place. Great work...hugs

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/16/2016 1:39:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Am I being naughty???;0) hugs back to you Eileen.
    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian Date: 6/16/2016 11:22:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    How....not who...silly phone...
  1. Date: 6/16/2016 9:46:00 AM

    Ooh what a great collaboration! The power of two extraordinary pens shine through in a gripping way!

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/16/2016 9:57:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Casarah you are sweet.
  1. Date: 6/16/2016 7:50:00 AM

    Wow this is a gripping poem, very creative! you guys work well together!

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/16/2016 7:56:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Becca, I enjoyed the experience.
  1. Date: 6/16/2016 2:18:00 AM

    This is simply an outstanding work by two of my fav poets...Ric, I have always admired your work and this collab with Liam is wonderful too... This poem is so dark and deep ! A7 and a fav...Hugs ~Red~

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/16/2016 2:27:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    If I could give a seven for a comment this would surely qualify. Thanks and a big hug back to you.
  1. Date: 6/15/2016 5:07:00 PM

    A great collab. Enjoy reading it. Thanks for sharing.........A.M.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/16/2016 2:29:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    It was a pleasure to collaborate with Liam. Thanks for the kind comment.
  1. Date: 6/15/2016 4:33:00 PM

    An excellent collab guys...I really liked the inside look.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/16/2016 2:30:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Tim.;0)
  1. Date: 6/15/2016 4:08:00 PM

    It's fun to do a collaboration and this one made a fine story! Light & Love

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/16/2016 2:31:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Debbie, yes it was fun. Thanks for visiting.
  1. Date: 6/15/2016 11:57:00 AM

    This one is really deep and a little dark, great collab Richard...

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/15/2016 12:07:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Silent!
  1. Date: 6/15/2016 10:18:00 AM

    This is a great collaboration. I love its climax. At least it is positive, not like mine.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/15/2016 10:38:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Victor, to pieces created and each stands on its own. I think yours is quite well expressed.
  1. Date: 6/15/2016 9:42:00 AM

    You both have great writing styles, you co-mingled them niceley to create a very vibrant poem, well done Richard, well done Liam x

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux Date: 6/15/2016 10:30:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Vie, it was darker than my normal writes but I just let it take me on a journey. Liam provided great inspiration with his foundational words.

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