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You are my longest night

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You are my longest night

You are the shortest day
but longest night
within a memory
of my four seasons

Every cell in my body
remembers you

It remembers
Your amorous glance
Your ardent touch
Your effervescent kiss

and even your last whisper

a careless whisper
which sickened my thought
and pained me with grief

Every breath from my lungs
remembers your absence

How can I  forget it?

I live with it
I die within it
It surrounds my existence

Your absence - Bitter !  Dark!
darker than death itself

You-Solstizio d'inverno
Where is your promise
the promise of new beginning?
Where is the light of what was pure?

I know you!

I know you enough to know
you still feel me in your bones

I know you enough to know
you bury me in your soul

Then you dig...
you dig crazily
beneath poured dusk
which fills the hourglass
beyond your veins

You dig deep
to find me again
You find me,You hold me

I know you !

I know you enough to know
You hold me to your heart

I know you!

I know you enough to know
I am still your life-line

Your love goes as far as stars
as distant as God
and undiscovered orbits

But was that yesterday's illusion?

For how long should my little candle 
How dim it glows now

Low is the voice which calls the sun
to rebirth prisms from droplets'dew
Weak are these footprints
which mark our path on moonlit 

I should stop calling

I should stop walking

Stop believing

Stop wanting, needing

Maybe the Sun sank
in the stillness of a crimson horizon
in the solitude of the tide
never to dawn in these eyes again

Soltizio d' inverno
Winter solstice
You are my coldest  verse of silence
My longest night of rain.

This fiction poem was inspired by a 
poem about
Winter Solistice

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  1. Date: 9/12/2014 10:52:00 PM
    This is not only amazing but very beautiful and well written. I would love to read more

  1. Date: 3/20/2014 3:28:00 PM
    Absolutely deep, and loving, so real.... Enjoyed it a lot Charmaine!

  1. Date: 11/13/2013 7:53:00 PM
    Fiction or not...its like u write from my soul, from my fingertips, Making u a favorite now!!

  1. Date: 9/30/2013 3:50:00 AM
    Fascinating work, Charmaine! This one is a beauty all the way. Pinning it to my fav...

  1. Date: 9/2/2013 4:05:00 PM
    Muito bravioso, pa! But lovely!

  1. Date: 8/23/2013 7:13:00 AM
    Your Indian Summer enchanted me. Splendid free verse; e tu sei molto brava! :) G.

  1. Date: 8/20/2013 11:23:00 AM
    EXCELLENT WORK... I love all of it, but these "you dig crazily beneath poured dusk which fills the hourglass beyond your veins" and "Low is the voice which calls the sun to rebirth prisms from droplets'dew Weak are these footprints which mark our path on moonlit snow" are show stoppers. Hope all is well...TAH

  1. Date: 8/18/2013 3:41:00 AM
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  1. Date: 8/17/2013 5:53:00 PM
    Ps., Hey Pooh Girl, Saw Your Cinderella's Name In Anothers Com Box And Wished To Stop Back By As Hoping That Your Beauty Shall Do Well While Hopefully Enjoying Your Recital In Verse This Coming Week About Her Airwaves * Kudos For The Gig And Sweet Dreams This Wonderful Night ˜ Love Always, John

  1. Date: 8/16/2013 12:34:00 PM
    wow......where to begin....well...Stanza's....Then you dig.....Low is the voice.....Maybe the sun......ALL unbelievably deep and intense, Char.....must print to ponder.......YOU REALLY OUT-DID (a word?!) yourself this time! obviously to mine faves! I got to get back to work (deli closing in 22 mn!) but could ruminate on this for awhile! jimbo

  1. Date: 8/16/2013 3:17:00 AM
    praising your beautiful write again. .. checking to see a new one from you...lovely one. .Goodnight. .linda

  1. Date: 8/15/2013 3:22:00 PM
    You are a breath of fresh air here, Charma, , just like Autumn. I see this was inspired by a winter solstice poem. What a beautiful way to be inspired.

  1. Date: 8/15/2013 1:47:00 PM
    still getting the high, charms.... parking by your lane to say "hi.." ..:) huggs

  1. Date: 8/15/2013 2:31:00 AM
    - Gives me a sad feelings in my heart, touching written Charma! - Well done! - Have a nice day. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 8/14/2013 2:52:00 PM
    Fantastic, moving soul searching verse, there are a few typo mistakes [lungs][how dim it glows now] so glad I read this today! BIG hugs Light & Love

    Chircop Avatar Charmaine Chircop
    Date: 8/14/2013 3:09:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    yep lungs is definitely.better than one lung : ) and i changed 'how dim its glow now' to your suggested version..sounds better..tnks deborah and tnks to all friends who commented below : )
  1. Date: 8/14/2013 11:52:00 AM
    Cleverly written; words which flows to the heart

  1. Date: 8/14/2013 8:52:00 AM
    Good Morning Charmaine, hopefully last night wasn't the longest. Have a great day.

  1. Date: 8/14/2013 5:47:00 AM
    Whoaaaa! This one takes my breath away! So beautiful my dear Charmaine! Big warm hugs xoxoxox

  1. Date: 8/14/2013 5:28:00 AM
    Wow, stunning piece Charma, absolutely beautiful :) hugs Wilma

  1. Date: 8/14/2013 3:20:00 AM
    I love it Charma! Great job with this poem I love it! Never give up or forget about something or someone you love!! I feel your emotion in this poem and I love your creative energy!!! Also very great word choice! Good job on this write!! From your Best friend and fan, Christopher xoxo :)