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We all feel lonely like night

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We all feel lonely like night

Countertops like held hands
support slowly separated spaces
pulling away from unkept passion
your lips speak loves last grace

Has desire ever been so elusive?
she dances in my fireplace
she drips from my shower-head
only to fall into ashes
and retreat from my lonesome bed

her touch like moments past 
is color fading from my face
what once was there is gone
moving farther
from the home i must dwell

Decorations cover
the hole in my wall
filled with hollow expectations
the furniture like pressed bodies
warms icy abandonment
my floor is our humanity
and my countertops
our innocent attempt at nirvana 

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  1. Date: 8/2/2011 6:42:00 PM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through round one in the PoetrySoup International Poetry contest Julian. I wish you the best in the final round. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/23/2011 7:10:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved poetry being featured this week Julian. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/20/2011 11:47:00 PM
    what a fascinating and wonderfully penned write you have composed here. the word choice was exquisite, the images beautiful, this was a feature well deserved. congrats. -madison

  1. Date: 3/11/2011 10:56:00 PM
    ...really good, good thing there was a 0 next to the how many views always like to read peoples poem that don't get read, and people are missing a good one. enjoyed your write :)