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You Are My Inspiration

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You Are My Inspiration

                               If I were a vampire, you’d be my watcher
                                  The one I’d choose amongst myriads
                               The one I’d feed from to sate my hunger
                      The one I’d hide from everyone else so as not to be
                                            perceived as weak
                                          The one I’d not name
                The one who’d ply my heart with guilt every time I’d drain you
                                           to keep myself alive
                         The one I’d despise for being in my thrall

                                      The one I’d slake my lust on
                                 The one I’d believe without a doubt
                                   The one I’d protect with my life
                            The one I’d trust to lick my wounds and see
                                      me in a state of vulnerability
                         The one I’d let lie in my arms and invade my space
                      The one I’d run away from in a bid to protect my sanity
           The one I’d come back to and kneel before, helplessly surrendering
             as my tears flow into your belly and your arms wrap around me.
             The one I’d bend down to pick, put in my car, and drive off with,
                 shunning my family, my beliefs, and everything that I am.
            The one without whom my brain would shut down and my words
                             would be but a mist dried up in the sun.
                                                        You…
                                The only one I’d bleed into my heart.
                                                        You …
                                           You are my inspiration.





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  1. Date: 11/15/2013 12:45:00 AM

    This is a deep, intense and powerful love write. The reader can feel the drama and romance rolled into one intriguing write. nice job Thanks for the sweet comment on my Two Hearts Pairing poem

  1. Date: 10/19/2012 9:25:00 PM

    To kill and to love. What a great combo. There is certainly a fine line between love and hate.

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 8:45:00 AM

    Vicky - The one I’d bend down to pick, put in my car, and drive off with, Of all the unique creativity in this amazing poem, that line is engraved in my mind. Those simple words threw me over the edge into your pure delight of passion. love, Kathy

  1. Date: 10/9/2012 11:45:00 PM

    Wow...that's really deep and committed...to love another person so much..I think it's beautiful...Thanks for commenting on my poems! Holly

  1. Date: 10/9/2012 5:08:00 PM

    I think this is a great a comment on why humans are drawn to the dark sexuality of the vampire. That's why it it hit me...and yes...maybe a little dirtily...

  1. Date: 10/8/2012 11:55:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win in Patricia's "You Are My Inspiration" contest Vicky. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/8/2012 8:43:00 AM

    This must indeed be a very special person to have wrought these feeling in you. Congratulations.

  1. Date: 10/8/2012 5:33:00 AM

    Congrats !! What an excellent piece. Bravo Bella !! Hugs Michael

  1. Date: 10/8/2012 12:42:00 AM

    well done my friend Vicky for this awesome write. congrats on your win..Good day!

  1. Date: 10/7/2012 10:51:00 PM

    Vicky Congratulations on this wonderfully creative write!

  1. Date: 10/7/2012 2:43:00 PM

    all consuming love..scary..never loose you or there will be nothing for them to want? Congrad's on your win! What a strong original write. Light & Love

  1. Date: 10/7/2012 12:19:00 PM

    congrats on your win Vicky

  1. Date: 10/5/2012 3:06:00 AM

    this creates such a great, msterious feel, especially the last sixlines, vicky.. winning wishes and huggs! :)

  1. Date: 10/5/2012 2:55:00 AM

    Wooow, awesome Vicky - love it, well done !!! - oxox love Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 10/3/2012 3:12:00 PM

    wonderful poem!!! The tension is divine. warm thoughts, Ralph

  1. Date: 10/3/2012 3:03:00 PM

    oh my gosh, this is really awesome!!!! and just who IS THIS? I wish I had someone that inspired me so much in MY life. This would place super high with me if I were doing that contest!!!

    Tsiluma Avatar Vicky Tsiluma Date: 10/6/2012 12:58:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    The one who shall not be named. Ha!