Tag Archives: age

The Mystery

I could not capture the mystery It was too deeply etched on a face too hidden from full view Those days we often laughed and dreamt wild dreams that only youth would dare to dream And in those days I … Continue reading

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(Micropoetry) Awaken

Do you awaken to this call? Spread red gold wings Shake off your history and rise for the dawn of this brave new aeon? (C) Helen Valentina 2016

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(Micropoetry) Pure

Such simple hope Pure moment Pure embrace Challenging time Winning in the depth Of a mutual smile (c) Helen Valentina 2016  

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Last Ritual

At the last ritual of a dying world we dance Veiled in red we swarm to mingle in a throng of fiery endings seeking out the new beginnings buried deep below the citadels we burn An ancient call and wisdom … Continue reading

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Once

So long ago It seems another lifetime Another girl Not me But even so My heart knew something deep How to take flight Be free But only once I felt this deeply Like some wonder To behold So long ago … Continue reading

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Future Minds

These youths that deride Our older remedies Are the future minds That one day yet will take Upon themselves The shackles of the age And as they age they’ll know They’re only future minds For but the briefest time Once … Continue reading

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Ring

This ring binds Golden latchkey The petals strewn Across this bed Have wilted over time This ring binds This ring clasps Withered fingers Age has leached All sense of reason Habit now is king This ring clasps This ring endures … Continue reading

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Shallows

Let me swim only in shallow waters I am too old now And too inexpert To gather courage and descend To greater depths Let me wallow in the serenity That is ambition Finally beaten down and away And take simple … Continue reading

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Weight

There is too much of me These days I lumber, old bones covered in skin that is loose, it folds across territories alien My rib cage disappeared so many years ago I can’t recall Beneath the layers hides the lithe form … Continue reading

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Heaviness of Air

He felt the heaviness of air Bearing down much more than gravity Elusive oppression stifling Upon his shoulders as a weight Waiting a moment on the stair Remembering light, a lover’s eyes So many years, a century As finer feelings … Continue reading

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