Poet & Writing Community Poet Community
About Publish FAQ's Bookstore Free Poetry Contest
MoonTownCafe Home for Poets


Advanced Search
MoonTownCafe Home My Cafe Write Poems, Stories, and more Publish your Poems, Stories and Book My Friends on this Site Log-in
  Poetry & Writing ForumsFree Poetry ContestJournal

Free Verse I \

Campbell (Revision #1)

Campbell (Revision #1)
By ReformedandRecovered on 09/04/2017
Viewed: 67
Reviews: 1
I remember your heart throbbing
Cloaked in gold
The world was yours to claim
I walked along your busy streets to drink you in
There were no flaws to smear your face
Or bruise your perfect name
I spoke so great of you

You won my affection with each hidden verb
Shakespeare on your tongue
Love drenching every word
You spoke of faithfulness that never fades to grey
Lies would only satisfy my mind for the day
You never could stay true

I remember the heat of your sun
Beating down on my bare back
My hands clasped the plow
As I travailed to breathe
But when I sought you for relief
You were nowhere to be found
You never could come through

Where was our romance
When sprawled out on dirty floors?
Crawling through the graveyard
To connect another fix?
I felt the rush of apathy pulsing in my veins
Your burning antidote
Could never cure my pain
You weren't the saint you feigned to be
So I gave up on you

I strolled through your back streets and neighborhoods
Corroded by the scent of clove-smoke and ash
Once so vital
The wind was yours to catch
I would have aged with you
But by grace I've made it past

You still upset my mind
I knew we'd meet again
Now our roads have converged
You're pregnant with your sins
You were my favorite lover
But you became my greatest foe
Hold the lines for summer time
When best friends come to blows
By grace alone I've made it past
I'll keep you in my prayers
But I can never join you

This poem over ten years old...I started rediting it today. Enjoy.


? By ReformedandRecovered On 9/4/2017 6:58:45 PM
Read User Reviews
Write Review
Report Poem

Add To Friend

Send To Friend

The Best Online Poem and Writing Community for all
Forgot Username?

Forgot Password?
Not a member?
Sign up for free!

Premium Membership


  Enter your email:
  Site Stats     Online members:0      Online guests:64      Total Users:23896      Total Poems:62986
© 2000-2016 MoonTownCafe.com. All rights reserved. LinksLink to UsPoet LinksContactPrivacy