Get Your Premium Membership

Sailing on Sentiment

The crystal clear image
of her face tattooed
on my inner eyelids.

Delicate blonde hair;
snake bitten lower lip—
tender gaze of pacific.

Memories inscribed in jet black ink--
my anchor when tides would swell;
breath of ocean breeze- the hurricanes eye.

Blue irises you keep
remind me of those
summer sunsets.

Evening constellations—
what cinemas
they were.

Vocal cords could harmonize an angelic
melody of sopranos singing in perfect unison;
even slurs that spilled in your slumber.

Again last night I dreamt of bliss—
wishing you'd been there
for my ecstatic expression.

Our retinas reunited;
the song of ours
was playing again.

Awakening only to find this
barricade I built between us
remains anything but a dream.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014




Post Comments
Please Login to post a comment
Date: 4/7/2014 1:34:00 PM
Stunning imagery is this wonderful memory poem, Samuel.
Login to Reply
Date: 2/18/2014 9:15:00 PM
Hi Samuel, , Stopping by with a nice, sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. I will find much delight, in reading and in time become familiar with your way of writing. But, for the mean time, I will greet you with the same smile, other poets passed when I first join the soup 4 years ago. I wish you the best when it comes to your poems. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here. Starting with me. SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you like. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND". Hugs* SKAT
Login to Reply
Date: 2/18/2014 8:05:00 PM
A very deep poem, Samuel.. Nice imagery. , A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. I hope you enjoy the community, as I did when I first join the soup March 2010. You will find many friendly poets, who ready to take you under the their wings, and support and offer any kind of feedback. I will be around to help you grow with the community, if you like. I look forward to meeting and reading any poems or smiles you offer. :) :) :) We are one big happy family. (Drama & Love) ~ Take Care!! From: your new poet friend @-> LINDA <-@
Login to Reply