On the platform I watched with fascination the lovers at the station
Lost in tender admiration
I had to turn my gaze away.
For the first time in a long time I missed your smile today.
Living life at a pace, agents to please, speeches to make and deadlines to keep.
The only time...
swimming over a desert
in a mirage of the sea
walk with me
be with me
release the hold on
common, usual, conventional, safe
immerse deep into
seeing, emotions, being, feeling
The moment of soft arms
Wrapping around shoulders broad,
Chest to chest,
Lips to lips,
And mouth to neck.
It is what it is, because
Nature designed it so
The horizontal dance of two.
And of all the fanciful play
Acted out in act
One, two and three,
Cannot suffice to abate
I can't help that every time I say "I'm fine" I lie.
I can't help that I'd almost take not wasting anymore oxygen on this earth than going another damn day where I want to slit my wrists.
I can't help the people I love, I sure as hell can't help myself.
I can't find a way to...
She lies easy in my arms
This dimly moonlit night
Her body supple to my charms
She moans with such delight
I brush her hair back, find her neck
And kiss her softly there
My lips they trace her gentle curves
They make her arch and swear
While fingers brush and pinch and...
In the gloam
deep in the forest
where the faeries sleep
There is one who knows
She knows the full measure
of you; the flame your smile kindles
The ache your brown eyes afford with every stroke
And the wake you leave in your leaving.
In the gloam
deep in the forest
so out of sync
thought this was over when you walked out on me
but I lie awake at night and drink 12 cups of coffee a day
I numb myself with sarcasm to get through the day
but nothing about what I feel is funny
nothing is right anymore and the days are longer and sunnier
the door swings its motions
the air rushes through
the cycle it seems
But where is
what makes it new?
the people walk past
Below me the ground,
Above me the clouds
When you look into someone's eyes, you can see everything.
You see emotions and their journey.
Their heartbreaks and their fears.
Their memories, maybe even eternity.
Now, look into my eyes,
And tell me what you see.
Can you see the darkness,
That lives deep within me?
I'm sick, and it's a pretty little illness
A prefrontal bacteria that eats away my willingness
To live within the social parenthesis
I'm twisted, sick from this political annilingus.
The jacket that I'm wearing will define my disorder
I'm due to see a professional Visceral...
Makes me stop and think
But sometimes it doesn't go by fast enough
Especially when things are getting rough
If you only knew
What I go through
Then maybe you can understand
But maybe all of this is part of a bigger plan
Just hold on one day longer
All of this...
the zone./ love is home/ love cures pain/ love is rain/ pure to end shame/ love is you and me/ in pure ecstasy/ love is forgiveness/ love is remedy/ love is who we are/ love is more than a rock star/ love is a rocket of passion/ filled with intense satisfaction
In nighttime's sleepless hours my reverie of you takes hold
I place a kiss so gentle as not to stir a sleeping baby on the face that fills my waking hours and haunts my dreams
You alone are my Northern lights, evoking a rainbow of cascading colours, Plumes of light that fill the...
Do they enhance you?
Do they diminish you?
Do they improve you?
Do they suppress you?
Do they help you become a better version of yourself?
As we relax into each other, we are finding a new beauty. Finding that giving each other more freedom makes the world a more...
As I lay back down to sleep
to dream of nature's virtue, sweet
to dream of her within my mind,
to dream of once upon a time
to dream the dream of
happy ever afters
to dream once more
of nature's laughter
to know it teases,
and in it's recourse
and light within desiring to be expressed. Repressed thoughts dance upon a page, illuminating darkness like an actor on a stage. Bringing to the surface every hesitant glance and misdirection. A lie is only the truth when the truth is perfection.
Ballroom dancers glide along...
I have let the light go,But not let the dark in,The pain from withing spreading my fears,You and I,Standing here alone,We are like each other,The pain consuming me,This world is nothing but a dream,A peace of a shattered memory,Here we go,The secrets we never shared,Each time we...
thought it possible
To mix the polarised opposites
Of two completely separate concepts,
But work with me here.
It's not such a crazy idea,
Psychology and mathematics
Storage of energy, of goodwill,
Of compromise, of love...
The winds of time erode away
The memories of our past,
Leaving us with shadowy thoughts
That disappear too fast.
And so we cling with all our might
And try to hold them near,
All the things for which we care,
And those that we hold dear.
No matter how much we try to cling...
If only they spoke ...
.. Those walls .. If only they spoke ...
To tell about that hidden truth and what really goes around ..
To tell about those secretive screams that never made a sound ..
To tell about those real smiles that yet haven't been found ..
To tell how those lies...
Talking in circles.
Of fantastical theory of why,
Invention after the facts,
We connect the dots
To make sense of what really are
But labelled effective,
Due to seemingly therapeutic effects,
Sunny spells and scattered showers...
Broken pieces, shattered all around
We heard the sound, when it all hit the ground
Torn pages, in the book of my life
In the pain and strife, seems like a losing fight
Empty spaces, covered in clutter
My heart skips paces, and my words come in stutters
I see the places, where the...
I knew better
I put myself in this position
Just when I think I'm winning
I start losing
This game called love
It's so confusing
A vicious cycle with no conscience
No remorse, I made my choice
I sacrificed my heart
Was torn apart by feelings I let loose
It's a noose...
I’m great, fine, spectacular. In a way
I relish every night, and I live every day.
I live, I laugh, I write, I sing,
I wonder what the new days will bring.
Then I get home, and I take off the mask.
The day, an almost impossible task,
Is finally over, and so I lay Down,
rot and turn to dust
I will trust you again when my spirit is gone
when my breaths expires and leaves this earth.
I will give my soul, body and mind to you
when the sun and earth collide,
my love and respect shall be yours once more
when Satan rules the world!!!!
But you know...
path I take
Goes with me too
I can work alone
And think it is fun
To start a task
And see it done
I can sleep alone
For once I'm there
My dreams will take
I can stand alone
And face the fight
I will not run
If I know I'm right
But love alone
I can not do
I stand upon the epicenter of the world
I am at ultimate peace and harmony with myself
I stand where my body and spirit
Are at one with the universe and the cosmos
I gaze upwards to see a celestial
Divine of ambiance within the clouds
The clouds unveil...
I planted this seed...
watered it with my blood...
tried my best to shine...
my inner light upon it...
so it might prosper...
but as it broke through the soil...
I knew it was fragile...
maybe I sheltered it too much...
perhaps I didn't give it...
as much as I...
Remember when all we did was smile?
Where did those times go?
Where did we go wrong?
Remember when we didn't hate?
Remember when money wasn't an issue?
What ever happened to us?
Why did we let society devour us?
Remember when we shined like diamonds?
Remember when we were...
Each and Every Night
So much do I miss you that
Each and every night as I close my eyes
My heart sees your sparkling eyes, and your smile.
So much do I want you that
Each and every night as I think of you
My heart hears your sweet whispers and your...
(Barvo's note - I don't actually write poems. I have no urge and don't read it for pleasure. I wound up in a writing class taught by a poet, so had to write several poems. When I can't do something well, I hide behind humour. Behold the result!)
Ode to a Lost Sock
with mine, it is brilliant
Hard to look at; yet almost impossible
To avert your eyes
The colors sensational
Vivid images exploding
Like a star being born
Let your thoughts collide with mine
Into the walls around us
The ensuing echoes singing
A song that brings joy to me...
From love and drugs for me I can't tell the difference it's the exact same comforting...
Makes you see the whole world for what it is, of pain and agoney and broken promises and suffering
But blocks out the reqrieum of my dreams
And helps you see that nothing is ever what it...
My heart is as deep as the Hudson River. Its fresh with unpredictable currents. Once a murky barren zone is now the object of a mid summers swim.
My mind is a twisted Christmas peppermint stick. Its stale and forgotten in your grandmothers garage, along with...
I want to feel the warmth if your hands calming down the goosebumps all throughout my body lying naked in your arms.
Come inside me and let this burning desire cool off by your fluids intertwining with mine.
Your eyes leave me in a trance.
I want you near.
I want you here.
You are lost
In faded colours of Summer's smile
The world we had now locks me out
I tear and strain in desperate style
You drift away, I scream and shout
My blood dries in the vein
True love just means real pain.
You are lost
Until moonbeams send you from the skies
She cries each night,Never does she show her pain,Always hiding her face,How long can she stay strong?How many more days must she play along,Raw emotion in her eyes,Fear crawling up her spine as she wipes the tears,Looking down at her scars,Looking at her reflection as she hides...
A friend you never were to me
I regret giving you the attention you NEVER deserved
I gave to you what I can't give to myself
Memories fade away, I want to forget it
No, Alzheimer's I'm not welcoming you
Hopeless I remain, faceless I have became
A lack of identity remains...
lay the observers
the thinkers -
Is it their choice or their nature?
The latter whispers the wolf
but he would, wouldn't he?
A predator after all is not malicious,
Merely a slave of his nature.
when I look at the river
I see your face, pure and shinning as the crescent
As the music plays in my heart lighting my passion
My body and soul wish to dance while staying close to you
The greed in my mind dreams of your warmth
The softness of your character nurtures my desire...