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My Beloved

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My Beloved

You are my sacramental palace, O queen,
Domicile where my love have been
Waiting. Would I guess your name,
My dame, I will call you mine-
If you lovingly could be keen
To call me yours. I have seen

And looked love in the blinking eye,
You! My sacramental tarbanacle, dry
Of complaint, soft like an infant's palm,
Tender tendril of yam sprouting, sly
So gracious that I gasp wryly, 'why?'
Sagacious serpent gliding so high.

To capture my soul and wean it
Of hate. You career my heart beat
Not with clinical vessel so slow.
But with your voice smoothly knit
In sequence of all of its heat
A spectacle of a marveled kindred spirit.

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  1. Date: 11/18/2011 1:47:00 AM

    I like this verse. I like the expressionist position you took in the poem. Also well used is the enjambment. Have a blissful day,bro

  1. Date: 11/14/2011 6:53:00 AM

    Very impressive write, Onyebuchi

    Okonkwo Avatar Onyebuchi Okonkwo Date: 11/14/2011 10:59:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Dr. Mehta for commenting...
  1. Date: 11/13/2011 9:06:00 PM

    very captivating.. Enjoyed stopping by tonight, have yourself a lovely night ;-) ,..p.d.

    Okonkwo Avatar Onyebuchi Okonkwo Date: 11/14/2011 12:11:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks for the comment P.D.
  1. Date: 11/13/2011 2:28:00 PM

    u are awesome catie. why wldn't I read your poem? lots of love~ O.O.

  1. Date: 11/13/2011 12:18:00 PM

    Beautiful poem. Thanks for reading and commenting on my poem, it's appreciated. hugs, catie :)