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Precipice of Tme

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Precipice of Tme

Stand I here upon the Precipice of Time
between madness and derangement-
In a grief so profound
ambiance of rage,
with darkening clouds abound
marring my every breath
Declaration to  your joy unsound.

Yet- from this stance
I envision you, my perfect
seraphim of light-
aching for you 
Ceaselessly grasping for that which
I have no chance.
Grasping – bent in half 
weeping-
My corrupt nature defies
All I hold sacred and true-

You need know 
My soul rages in disparity-
Immortally, hourly, minutely, secondly…
ETERNALLY-
I cry.
The Dragon’s shadow awaits me.

Shapes, wraithlike and laughing-
clawing… dragging…shadows
eerily baffling.
Veiled obscurity- most refuse to see
This sickening reality
Tis only righteous- to set you free…
Paled I am by another’s word- 
his creed, I  allowed this blasphemy 
Unable, enable, culpable-
Guilty, frailty, unreality, liable.
Covet, yearn, anticipation- keen ambition
overshadows  any austere regulation-

We two do stand upon this Precipice of time
My love stands as most depraved of crimes-
Stolen and deceived- Options extinct
Surrender is an unnatural ailment for me.



- dedicated to my Seraphim

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  1. Date: 3/25/2014 10:40:00 AM

    Way to go with this great win..Sara

  1. Date: 3/20/2014 1:24:00 PM

    I've read your first stanza again and again.. it pulled me right into your poem I am moved. Congrats with this fabulous win. With respect. Dutch Greetings Elly

  1. Date: 3/20/2014 1:35:00 AM

    AMY , Congrats! Enjoyed your winning poem. Love ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 3/19/2014 11:38:00 PM

    WOW! Amy, did you come back with fire.. I love seeing you all over the soup, and winning list :).... Congratulations, in Nathan's contest... He's a mean one.. LOL... But, he's very xool.... xox~ PD

  1. Date: 3/19/2014 2:23:00 PM

    Amy, what a gift! You bring it all without reservation and it just pops on the page and arrest your being. Obvious 1st!

  1. Date: 3/19/2014 11:53:00 AM

    Well penned Amy... Congratulations on the win... Verlena

  1. Date: 3/19/2014 9:35:00 AM

    Hi, Congrats on your win. Raw emotions abound throughout. Well done angst. Regards Theresa xx

  1. Date: 3/19/2014 8:08:00 AM

    Congratulations Amy... a well deserved win..!!! ^__^

  1. Date: 3/19/2014 7:55:00 AM

    Congrats on your win of this amazing poem Amy. I enjoyed the read......Roger

  1. Date: 3/19/2014 7:19:00 AM

    Wonderful poetry and congrats on the fine win, amy

  1. Date: 3/19/2014 4:42:00 AM

    - Wonderful win, Amy ! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 5/12/2012 9:32:00 PM

    The last line is outstanding: surrender is an unnatural ailment for me. a profound poem, Amy.

  1. Date: 5/12/2012 2:43:00 PM

    deep write here. Enjoyed. hugs, Catie :)

  1. Date: 5/12/2012 2:39:00 PM

    Wonderful poetry my friend. So impressed. Always Michael