Post Your Poetry
Witchvox Chapter: Local Poetry
||Chapter Page Views: 24,613,512
VxPoem ID: 5776
Posted: August 22nd. 2004 1:19:41 PM
Late Summer to Sleep
Age Group: Adult
The gentle sounds belie the truth beneath;
A cruel death, a thousand, yes and more
Surround us, but often less the wreath.
Such violence lies hid amid the peace.
A bitter sweetness lies in lazy calm,
A pretty lure, but one step from the cold.
Profoundly soothing, innocence and balm;
Goddess toys, all firmly in her palm.
A dreamy sleepiness beguiles the mind.
The gentle buzz and hums of summer life
In heat speak nothing of the very kind
Of frantic, anxious, labors to unwind .
And to the drowse and laziness in light
There drifts a breeze, a song now softly heard.
But soon there is another with more fight,
Which strokes the skin with fingers made of ice.
Uneasiness we find in Her embrace;
The fragile comfort fading with the light.
Aware of pain and death, one Goddess face,
We stir to find our ease before the race.
For warmth and pleasure suit us more than death,
Whose aspect black and cold repels the heart.
Some distance we shall keep while we have breath.
Too soon the truth now hid shall fill the earth.
Author's Location: Steuben, Maine
More Poems: GentleBreeze has posted 14 additional poems- View them?
Author's Profile: To learn more about GentleBreeze - Click HERE
Contact Me Via Email...
Email Invites Note: Yes! I have opted to receive invites to Pagan events, groups, and commercial sales
Disclaimer: The Witches' Voice inc does not verify the accuracy of the details stated in this listing, nor do we vouch for the value of the goods or services presented here... As with all contacts and financial dealings in cyberspace, we encourage you to use caution and wisdom in your dealings with strangers.
Political Statements: Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren's Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches' Voice, Inc. TWV is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization.
State/Country flags created by 3dflags.com and are used with permission
Web Site Content (including: text - graphics - html - look & feel)
Copyright 1997-2016 The Witches' Voice Inc. All rights reserved
Note: Authors & Artists retain the copyright for their work(s) on this website.
Unauthorized reproduction without prior permission is a violation of copyright laws.
Website structure, evolution and php coding by Fritz Jung on a Macintosh G5.
Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren’s Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches’ Voice, Inc. TWV is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization.
Sponsorship: Visit the Witches' Voice Sponsor Page for info on how you
can help support this Community Resource. Donations ARE Tax Deductible.
The Witches' Voice carries a 501(c)(3) certificate and a Federal Tax ID.
Mail Us: The Witches' Voice Inc., P.O. Box 341018, Tampa, Florida 33694-1018 U.S.A.
Top 13 Poems|
New Past 7 Days