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I Think Of You - After The Fall - 5

I could have cried like a bride at a funeral
Bled out, dry. I could have but I was already
dehydrated...I

i think of you

I wish someone could turn the 
moon back on, turn the dimmer back up
on the stars. I can't stand these dark 
black nights void of even one tiny ray 
of light. I am tired of walking blind through
the evenings of my everyday life...I

i think of you

Yesterday I dreamt the night sky exploded.
Bright white pinholes of light appeared .
It was as if an invisible hand was holding a huge 
Fourth of July sparkler against a waterfall of black gold.
I watched the oil well blaze. The whole Earth was on fire.
The world was burning hot. Without fear I walked through 
the flames warm, comforted as if I was being held in his light...I

i think of you

Still in the grip of my sleep suddenly an ocean appears.
its water rises and shapes itself like the head of a dragon.
Its neck is shaped like a Chinese silk fan. At the same time 
it is just a huge wave. The kind surfers expect to find in heaven.
There is nothing threatening about this apparition.
Quite the opposite like the fire it feels as if it is a part of me...I

i think of you

Do I miss you? 
Miss you? I died with you! 
There's a knock at my door but I'm not here.
Life's going to have to wait. I'm in hiding.
I feel safe inside my walls. In reality my bedroom light
is all the outdoors I need. It is my Sun. I hate here without you. 
So I lie in my bed motionless starring into my nothingness and I...

i think of you

(Frozen!)

As time passes...introspective...I begin to understand.
The earth, the air, the fire, the water all the elementals are him. 

(I begin to thaw!)

He is with me even in my ignorance he has never left me. 
You can take the lord into your heart without a word by accepting his light.

(Slightly cold!)

A deeper, purer understanding. A trust that rejects the dark no 
matter how black. I am a part of all, a part of one as you are. A part of me. 

(Warm!)

I open my curtains...watch the dark exit
hurried as love rushes in. Firmly in his hold...I

I think of you...

Once again with you.
Fully! We...the power of one...I 

I think of us.

The Beginning!


March 25 2015
Armand





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  1. Date: 3/27/2015 12:44:00 PM

    A wonderful right, Maurice. Blessings dear friend Eve
  1. Date: 3/27/2015 11:40:00 AM

    You're sejours has done you a world of good, you're work is of high quality, take care Armand, xxx
  1. Date: 3/27/2015 12:53:00 AM

    You have done an amazing job with this series! Goodnight Armand.
  1. Date: 3/26/2015 8:26:00 PM

    It once was the beginning but was a rapid ending on a mountainside. That German air crash was terrible. If you get a chance, read my poem regarding it and comment on it. Thanks. James Thomas Horn, Retired Veteran It was entitle Soon to be Poem of the Day.
  1. Date: 3/26/2015 1:19:00 PM

    Armand, had to come back to read this, and I'm glad I did. A triumphant write to cap the previous four installments. Not all have been given the opportunity to love as deeply as this. It is a treasure in itself. Like the others, a 7 and a fav! :) Kim
  1. Date: 3/26/2015 8:29:00 AM

    Special moments that kindle the imagination and stir the heart are what make life worth living. You captured a personal movement through time and shared it with us all. Emile.
  1. Date: 3/25/2015 8:12:00 PM

    Wow...fantastic imagery and a beautiful, warm end to a sorrowful series! I enjoyed the emotional roller coaster ride from start to finish!! Another fave...hugs, Rhonda
  1. Date: 3/25/2015 8:01:00 PM

    a series that inspires with every word Maurice and this is truly the apex such depth of feeling to have such a love is rare treasure your memories my friend hugs a fav + 7* my prayers are with you in your time of need
  1. Date: 3/25/2015 6:34:00 PM

    Armand, I am pleased to be able to come here and see you posted up yet another poem in this series. It seems to be the final one. Is it? The imagery is spectacular! Most of all, I love how you took it from cold and dark, and into the light of sun. a SEVEN. Keeping you and your daughter in my prayers. Luv, Andrea
  1. Date: 3/25/2015 6:29:00 PM

    I echo Tim's comments Armand - a wonderful journey with incredible imagery - I hope new beginnings are around the corner for us both my friend:-) Hugs jan xx 7 xx faves xx
  1. Date: 3/25/2015 5:45:00 PM

    A simply beautiful piece my friend. You took me on a fantastic journey...love and hugs Tim

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