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Crossroads: Part I

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Crossroads: Part I

So, now it has come to this.

Raging fires,
layered against razor-tipped tongue,
ready to land upon eagle’s nest.

Ready for Solace’s oceanic visions...

Visions that never cared to change me,
only loves me enough to embrace.

She didn’t care to see right through me,
only cherishing me enough to see within.

She never caressed my love
while picking past-time scabs,
guilt sway dangling; a presumptuous noose.

She never hung me to out to dry,
a dangling blanket bloodied from ambivalent missionary positions.

No jealousy grasp against my closet dusted skeleton.

She never cut me with diamond ring uncertainties.

She never told me she loved me,
while running towards horizons’ indifference.

She simply wants to be memories’ wind upon my hand,
knowing I shut my palms from judgments’ scythe
and nightmares of distance filling my miles,
wallowing in my sin.

As I,
smell the winds of change.

This scent
lingers,
a wisp crying for release.

A rose petal
no longer willing to come to terms.

A dream
no longer wishing to exist
with minds’ eye shut.

A heart ready
to be
continued...

© Drake J. Eszes

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  1. Date: 7/8/2013 4:40:00 PM
    a heart ready to be continued..Hope you ll find a a special bookmark to place in each chapter of your lifelines. Crossroads B-)..I ve written a poem titled crossroads one time..Its not a safe place to be..cause its the place which leads to many directions..yet on the otherhand..not in a safe cocoon means lots of opportunities leading to be continued B-).A great poem Mr DJ

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 7/8/2013 4:54:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    You couldn't be more right. But, that's part of what life is all about...risk. Huge hug!
  1. Date: 4/25/2013 6:51:00 AM
    This is a very expressive poem or beautifully worded.

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 4/25/2013 7:28:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi Jennifer! That's very kind of you to say. I'm happy you stopped by here. :)
  1. Date: 4/5/2013 9:41:00 AM
    A heart ready: "to be loved?". Unrequited love pains like no other. Her indifference, her loss! Excellent write! Hugs

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 4/5/2013 9:47:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi there! Thank you kindly. A heart ready, to be free and ready for anything else that's filled positively. :)
  1. Date: 10/12/2011 6:29:00 PM
    A good description of a woman with dead feelings, unable to connect with her inner self. Heaven help the man caught in her clutches. A poem full of emotion Drake, I love all you put in it. :)

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 11/1/2011 11:19:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Ha. Yes, indeed. Thank you. :)
  1. Date: 8/24/2011 2:13:00 PM
    Wonderfully exciting. A new look at an old feeling, and that is love. Favorite line.."A dream no longer willing to exist".

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 8/24/2011 3:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hey Vicki. Yes, quite an accurate statement you said. It's good to see you. :)
  1. Date: 7/20/2011 5:08:00 PM
    Love and uncertainty, all about, she loves me not, i'm moving out. relationships hey...thoughtful great poem, on ya mate, Don

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 7/24/2011 10:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Mr. Don, thank you sir. Very well said!
  1. Date: 6/12/2011 4:02:00 PM
    truly dynamic and dramatic write Drake.. penned perfectly to convey deepest emotions .. enjoyed this splendid creativity from u luv..

  1. Date: 6/12/2011 7:30:00 AM
    Excellent Poetry my friend... Your words are so loudly witten... Tom Petty was on my mind, just added like 20 of his songs to my IPOD..lol..enjoy your day my friend..Michael...