Sunday, August 4, 2013

Much Madness is Divinest Sense*

How does one resist love's gravity?
This delicate pull that steals the heart.
A taste of his salty lips and he dominates me.
How does one resist love's gravity.

A mere shadow of his desire is bread to my soul.
He clears my landscape with hands husbandly bold.

His voice coaxs a sense of calm, I shall never flee.
How does one resist love's gravity?
This delicate pull that steals my breath.

Mishla

sundaywhirl

*{ Emily D.}

8 comments:

  1. Most of us don't resist and many find other than the joy you express. Like the bold hands imagery, and your question is a good one.

    Elizabeth
    Am familiar with the Dickenson quote, but I don't believe she titled her poems. Most of them are numbered by publisher.

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  2. What an interesting and lovely comment, Elizabeth. Thank you. Yes, I realize Emily did not title her poem, opting to number her poems
    instead. However, I use the most recognizable line and * it as the title as opposed to using the word quote. Thank you!

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  3. This is so observant, especially the 'hands husbandly bold' which reflects the confidence in one's lover.

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  4. That phrase just wanted to be written down. :] TY!

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  5. This one has immense romance in its shell. Nice imagery. :)

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Love to read your positve-heartfelt thoughts.