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Dark Lover

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Dark Lover

Sleep so deep it never ends
Envelope me
Wrap me in your dark arms
Give me your lovers kiss
Remove me from this house of distorted images
Let me sink into your softness
No one left to dissapoint
Not even myself
Will you keep your promises?
Are you my enevitable companion?
Do my paths lead to your boudoire?
Will you betray me?
Will I be brought to the gates of hell
by one who masquerades as my lover?
I hold on for a while longer
Allowing myself to be lifted
Seeking light instead
Feeling it's warmth on my face
Renewed strength
Laughter bubbling from a place long forgotten
Desire to disappear fading
Singing 
Yesterday is not today
I am still me and yet I am far from the same
I now wish to stay in the light
You no longer seduce me
We were never meant to be lovers


For Jakitz's Dark Poem Only Contest

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  1. Date: 4/3/2014 7:26:00 PM
    Hi Richard, I'm glad you pointed me In this direction my friend This Is indeed an excellent piece. Such peaceful words flow from the Soul onto the page and paint the picture of seduction. The dark Is always at odds with the light and so It Is within each one of us. There are many kinds of seduction. You have formed this piece In such a way Richaed that ones mind can take a few different routes In each read. Love It. Have a good day. Catch you later. Your Friend always....MIKE.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 4/3/2014 7:43:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Michael. I'm pleased you enjoyed it.
  1. Date: 8/25/2013 12:21:00 AM
    So moving......deep...

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 8/25/2013 6:48:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi Eileen, thanks for reading this one again.
  1. Date: 8/7/2013 11:33:00 PM
    Why have i missed this . Sorry for late visit. " Laughter bubbling from a place long forgotten Desire to disappear fading Singing Yesterday is not today" Lovely verse again from You Richard Congratulation!

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 8/8/2013 6:31:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Manel;0)
  1. Date: 8/7/2013 11:22:00 AM
    I felt myself in the spaces between your every word. I find those places very hard to find. Thank you for allowing me to see inside those feelings again. Awesome work, as always.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 8/8/2013 6:31:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    This is one of my favorite comments, thanks Andrea.
  1. Date: 8/6/2013 6:32:00 PM
    Let me sink....yes that's how it feels.....Congratulations Richard....awesome....

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 8/8/2013 6:32:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Donna you always make me smile.
  1. Date: 8/5/2013 8:08:00 PM
    another awesome win...congrats!! Linda

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 8/5/2013 9:24:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Linda.
  1. Date: 8/5/2013 8:06:00 PM
    I knew I loved this- hence why it placed in my contest! Congrats on your win, Rick! :)

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 8/5/2013 9:24:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks for choosing my poem Anne.
  1. Date: 7/12/2013 11:06:00 AM
    Congratulations Richard and glad to see this made the winners list.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 7/12/2013 1:31:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thanks Andrea
  1. Date: 7/10/2013 9:08:00 PM
    Nice work, Richard. Very dark, redemption at the end, vivid descriptions. Congratulations! Jack

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 7/12/2013 1:31:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Jack
  1. Date: 7/10/2013 7:45:00 PM
    This is a wow all the way through. Darkness, uncertainty, love "wrap me in your dark arms"... amazing poem and well deserved win . congratulations :)

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 7/12/2013 1:31:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Karen
  1. Date: 7/10/2013 4:03:00 PM
    MY BIG HEARTY CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR VERY BEAUTIFUL POEM & AWESOME WIN my dear friend, Richard! Cheers & hugs! Thank you so much for sharing as well. love lots, Leonora

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 7/12/2013 1:32:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Leonora
  1. Date: 7/9/2013 4:33:00 PM
    Congratulations on a great win... Well done, my friend.... Jake

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 7/9/2013 5:03:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Jake
  1. Date: 7/9/2013 2:43:00 PM
    Richard..... Congratulations... xox~ LINDA

  1. Date: 5/9/2013 6:48:00 AM
    Written so well. The ending is awesome....didn't expect that. This resonates with me......

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 5/9/2013 7:18:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Fortunate I did not stay for long with my dark lover.
  1. Date: 11/29/2012 8:32:00 PM
    One can be one self but still not be that one you use to be, it's like been trapped but you are still that same person in the outside. but in your inside you have change, this is me. I feel the same in the outside but inside I am a different person. Very nice poem?

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 5/9/2013 7:19:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks
  1. Date: 11/25/2012 7:11:00 PM
    You commented on my poem and told me to read this so, here I am! Wow. What beautiful words. You express the movement of moving on very beautifully. I couldn't have said it better myself.(:

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 11/25/2012 7:33:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks for reading and commenting, I appreciate you taking the time to visit. Feel free to look around. Take care.
  1. Date: 11/18/2012 6:44:00 PM
    oh wow, the beginning of this reminds me of one I wrote long ago where I compared the dark lover to sleep! Love this one.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 11/19/2012 7:06:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Glad you enjoyed, have a great Monday
  1. Date: 11/18/2012 6:00:00 PM
    thank you Richard my dearest one... enjoyed your brilliant write... and thank you so much for stopping by , appreciate so much your valuable comment..wishing you all the best ..with luv and hugs <3 <3 <3 SK

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 11/18/2012 6:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Sukmawati. Have a pleasant evening.
  1. Date: 11/18/2012 4:09:00 PM
    Love this!!! Another addition to my favorites list :) you are so very talented, Richard!

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 11/18/2012 6:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    There you go flattering me again, love it!!!
  1. Date: 11/18/2012 11:15:00 AM
    A deep, pensive offering... quite different for you, Richard! Creatively shows a more reflective side... well presented in your always well written poetic style. I'm impressed, Mr. West Coast Richard! BTW check my post first thing tomorrow... will be posting one called, "West Coast Richard"...

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 11/18/2012 11:26:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I anxiously await. Thanks Jack
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