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Heaven Proclaimed

Be in awe of yourself, ever struck with delight Gift wrapping your thoughts, in the goodness of life Treasure the memories, letting go of the pain Releasing the wonder —as Heaven proclaimed (High Point North Carolina: April, 2017)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
Pittacium

Labels… crutch for the unenlightened Support system for the crippled mind (Villanova Pennsylvania: April, 2017)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
Someone Beloved

There is someone Who cares about me Who thinks about me Who comes for me Who watches first my posts And shares a feeling of heart Who does not say direct anything But says indirect all things I am in the dreams Or I am at the work I am in the hear...

by Ehsan Sehgal

added by anonymous
1 month ago
Love Language

Love is the language Of your heart and soul You are the one I have waited Love yet to be unified Heart to heart Soul to soul Forever I am the truth I want to see And feel the same From the other sides too Words must have hit And it is the direct c...

by Ehsan Sehgal

added by anonymous
1 month ago
To Will...

My eyes unleash upon the world before me, where Heaven wrests all darkness from its reign These sights my fortune gladly spent on freedom, to rise and fall as sun and moon both share The seasons press their head and tail foreclosure, to trail th...

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
Six Songs of Love, Constancy, Romance, Inconstancy, Truth, and Marriage

Oh! yet one smile, tho' dark may lower Around thee clouds of woe and ill, Let me yet feel that I have power, Mid Fate's bleak storms, to soothe thee still. Tho' sadness be upon thy brow, Yet let it turn, dear love, to me, I cannot bear that...

by Letitia Elizabeth Landon

added by Madeleine Quinn
1 month ago
The Devil Mute

Virtue when expressive, deafens bad intention Its voice to live beyond, excuses and retort A minstrel plays a song unsung, as sages rise to dance All words rephrased in lyric tones —the devil mute and gone (Villanova Pennsylvania: October, 2019)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
Apologue

The thought suggested by a Spanish saying. "AIR—FIRE—WATER—SHAME." WATER. Seek for me in the Arab maid's bower, Where the fountain plays over the jasmine flower; Seek for me in the light cascade, The minstrel lists in the gr...

by Letitia Elizabeth Landon

added by Madeleine Quinn
1 month ago
The Calling

A gentle fawn weeps where God has taken a step The forest his cathedral —pathway to rebirth (Dreamsleep: October, 2019)

by Kurt Philip Behm

added by Kurt Philip Behm
1 month ago
You and I

Oh, my dear, I want nothing Except, a dream Only a beautiful dream In that Displays the greenness And purity of nature Where you live I want to see In a real appearance You and I Together Loving each other Kissing and living Forever Here and there...

by Ehsan Sehgal

added by anonymous
1 month ago
To Feel You

I visualize you In my mind To find I write You On my heart To make it an art I draw you In my eyes, To rise The volume of breath I listen to that To specify a title For my life To heal my wounds To feel you Everywhere.

by Ehsan Sehgal

added by anonymous
1 month ago
Pele

A volcanic divergence Distinct shadows contrast to Blinding light as Kilauea licks her lips, Clears her throat like an MGM Lion, Growls like a dirty guitar. Magma bubbles burst— Erupt in glowing fountains, Pele’s dismembered liquid limbs Falli...

by Sterling Warner

added by anonymous
1 month ago
Upward

Trust and Love are like birds singing above, their voices, tiny yet strong, their flight, upward and bold, united and free, they soar above mountain and sea.

by Donka Kristeva

added by donka_k
1 month ago

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