The feeling came again.
Love or Lust?
Neither I hope,
I hate writing of love.
It invokes a powerlessness
that I can collapse under
like the weight of the ocean
collapsing around me
and on me
as I
drown in it.
The power of it all.
The pull towards it...
terrifying. Absolute
and devastating.
I swam downwards
to catch the siren
before she fell
to the ocean floor
without me.
I see her face
and it is
not a face
I recognize.
It has become my death.
It has made me,
In my thoughts,
the playground of imagination
no mere mortal being
can exist.
That love is a selfish love,
and it is enticed by perfection.
In every way,
she is becoming of me.
She is an almighty and
powerful muse
that shoots lightning
through my veins
and makes me wake
in the middle of the night
with a mixture of confusion
and rapture,
wondering what will I do.
What ever will I do?
What ever or will ever
shall I do
now that I am lost
within her?...
I hate writing of love.
© 2016 Parker Jennings

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Sarah Jane Danielsson
over 5 years

I like the way you have captured the helplessness and darker side of love.

over 5 years

Right up my alley this one ... Very well executed .. I enjoy how your poetry has a unique voice all its own

over 5 years

wow...yea what they said ....intense ..and delilah said it great in one word...captivating...ive been off this site to long...i forget how many remarkably talented writers are on here

steven t.
over 5 years

and yet when it happens it always seems to remind us of the infinite impossibilities that surround us once've expressed well your dislike of writing about it which in itself seals it with an ironic kiss...

over 5 years

Captivating.. Yea. xxx

Robert L. Martin
over 5 years

Wow! What passion. What love makes you into is a lump of clay as it moulds you and casts you into God's sacred fire for God's sacred feast. as you become powerless

over 5 years

And I thought you said you hate writing love poems. Liar, liar, pants on fire. Hahaha!

Nice love poem!

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