Page: Profile: Poetry
||Total Views: 10,111,048
VxPoem ID: 34546
Posted: October 28th. 2008 12:15:10 PM
Age Group: Adult
Some nights I sleep with my dress on
In the garden of waters a spirit of stone.
The cool October night
Somewhere west of the back volcanoes.
I’ve seen people die of money.
Where the hell do these people come from?
Their fathers were surgeons and vice-presidents.
Their mothers were psychologists and counselors.
had I known how to play them
had I known how to let
them play me
A clock stitched from will,
chronologs which hours to kill
and take from seventy springs a score,
it only leaves me fifty more.
But you are inside your breathing now
as you were taught. Their faces twitch
turn red as stutterers. The astounded soul
hangs for a moment bodiless and simple
she pins her sleeve to the dead
my sleeve soaked by the automatic spray
God, I have been looking for you
Author's Notes: An FYI for anyone who is not familiar with the term. A "Cento" is a poem that is created by using lines from several various poems and put together in such a manner as to create a completely new piece of work.
Author's Location: LaPorte, Indiana
More Poems: Maeve63 has posted 5 additional poems- View them?
Author's Profile: To learn more about Maeve63 - Click HERE
Contact Me Via Email...
Email Invites Note: No, I have not opted to receive Pagan Invites! Please don't send me anonymous invites to groups, sales and events.
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 1997-2014 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, Wrenâ€™s Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witchesâ€™ 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.