~Life's Eternal Embrace~


When the joy of being alive opens the rivers of life...

~Love's Awakening~

He held me close, as close

as I could stand

even in that moment I could smell

the strength of that man

He fumbled his fingers across my gullet

bending it back at will

as I felt myself disappear

beneath his umber appeal

I thought to myself, here I go again

falling head over heals

pretty soon I'll be giving into this

strange enchanting thrill

but it wasn't often I found myself

drapped in mystical pleasure

It was almost as if I was running a race

lost in times endless gallant space

Then it occured to me as I shuttered

from the passing suttle breeze

all my emotions were now at total ease

I no longer had to ponder loves hollow debase

float upon the rivers of life to escape

for I was now gazing upon humanities eternal embrace



This piece depicts the souls journey into a place of serene bliss and transformation.

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Binaya.Ghimire 5 years ago

Abstract, semi abstract and concrete, but in all easily comprehensible.

However, sad thing is all caps make reading bothersome

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Nikkij504gurl 5 years ago from Louisiana

lifes eternal embrace of love and passion. beautiful poem. will be reading more check out my hubs as well, and i was just invited to your poetry group on facebook. will be following you. hope you do the same. i think you will enjoy a lot of my poetry.

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epigramman 5 years ago

....big beautiful words which could only come from such a force of life, nature and literature in someone like you.

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Micky Dee 5 years ago

Beautifully done K.

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BongSantos 4 years ago from Philippines

I felt the passion. I felt the concupiscence, and that's a compliment. Happy to stop by.

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Karen Russell 3 years ago Author

Hello everyone, thank you for taking the time to stop by, I really appreciate it, have a great day, Karen...

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