Tag Archives: creativity

Among the Demimonde

You may call us outcast But we paint the sky From a palette you Cannot see, deny Flagrant our lives appear To such linear minds Cruelty so sweet In its way is kind Absinthe touch the lips Soul is taking … Continue reading

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Distraction

I need centring I need control I’m just avoiding All I must do I love distraction Soothes my soul Makes me forget I Must follow through I’m writing poems When yet instead I should be drafting Something more All that’s … Continue reading

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Muse

Your beautiful face Etched upon my memory Of pity, no trace Deeper muse to me Arising from your dark eyes Beguiled fantasy There is no surprise The wellspring in this place What depths comprise Your beautiful face Repeating in the … Continue reading

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Songs of Love

Songs of love Sweet symphony Softly surrender Ceaselessly Songs of joy Sweetest refrain Let us remember Let love remain Songs of love Sweet melody Softly seductive Come now to me © Helen Valentina 2013, All Rights Reserved

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Frozen Sea

‘A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us’ Franz Kafka This bloodless fluid in stasis Ancient ocean frozen like a lake for lighthearted ice skating in the depths of winter I am but a surface, still … Continue reading

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Perception

What I see Is not what you mean me to see What I hear Is not what you say What I feel Is a better barometer For the things You would desire, prefer You’re a ghost Living in human bones … Continue reading

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Red Carpet

Stiletto Calves are sleek and long perfection She shimmers Her face bold and strong complexion Red Carpet The flashbulbs play her star blessed theme For fame now nothing she’d aver for esteem © Helen Valentina 2013 All Rights Reserved

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Shy Boy

Don’t lose the fire in your soul Sweet, shy boy Don’t lose perspective or control Don’t destroy The beauty of your vision here The crystallising of your years Don’t dwell in darkness Nor in fear Shy boy Don’t lose the … Continue reading

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One to Watch

One to watch Star is rising Shoot across sky Buzz is building PR pumping Almost live or die It’s gone viral Inescapable Everywhere you turn Over-heated Catch his arc now Before he burns © Helen Valentina 2013, All Rights Reserved

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Texture

Calculated gestation Symmetry and symbiosis We must achieve Singular mastery Perfect and precise The absolute measure of success In the smooth, opalescent Texture of their skin Genetic manipulation Prometheus weds Frankenstein And births via cold test tube A germinated new … Continue reading

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