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Satellite

PostPosted: Sat Aug 11, 2007 10:29 pm
by Saturn
Satellite

You keep me like a satellite
Orbiting around your heart.
Contact intermittent, that
Vital communications cord,
That thin umbilical link
Is what stops me drifting,
And screaming soundless
As I watch the blue-gold
Planet of my heart's hope
Slowly disappear and face
Horror of all worst horrors::
That empty black abyss.

So I find myself floating
Circling on a whim, a hope
That one day you'll pull
And yank me in to earth.
And until that moment
I will watch and wait
So patient and alone
Ready to crash-land
Any time you please.
The world may laugh
May call me a fool
And mock my zeal.

But I care nothing
Of the world. All
That I ever want
All I ever need
I have found it:
A comet's tail
Meteor's trail
Aren't so rare
As your love.
_____

PostPosted: Wed Aug 15, 2007 7:30 am
by dks
So beautiful--your images here:

That thin umbilical link
Is what stops me drifting,
And screaming soundless
As I watch the blue-gold
Planet of my heart's hope
Slowly disappear and face
Horror of all worst horrors::
That empty black abyss.


and this:

I will watch and wait
So patient and alone
Ready to crash-land
Any time you please.
The world may laugh
May call me a fool
And mock my zeal.


I love the language...it's mouthwatering and rich...I love the color imagery in the first stanza...and the complete utter aching longing in that stanza above...so lovely... :shock: