Author Archives: poeticmeditations

About poeticmeditations

A 19th-century romantic poet living in the 21st-century.

Epiphany

EPIPHANY By PoeticMeditations Like a sudden flash of lightning on a cloudless day I beheld an angelic being passing by my way Fair of form with hair of gold cascading ’round her face Heavy-lidded eyes of green, a smile full … Continue reading

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Farewell to the Night

FAREWELL TO THE NIGHT By PoeticMeditations Farewell to the night as dawn begins to break For all too soon it has quickly run its course To home, lovers beneath shadowed trees must make The cutting pang of parting their one … Continue reading

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A Cup of Wine

A CUP OF WINE By PoeticMeditations We drink to dull the pain of our existence Escape the grind of earning our daily bread Our labors are rewarded with mere pittance At night, around the edges we sense the dread. A … Continue reading

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The Idolater

THE IDOLATER By PoeticMeditations Father, I confess I once bowed down And worshiped at Love’s golden altar Brought offerings of poems and roses Daily my lips adored and praised her. I worshiped the ground on which she trod Every command … Continue reading

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The Flame of Passion

Once I had lived for love alone Continue reading

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Who Knows This Day What Chance May Bring

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The Garden of Delight (The Girl in the Bookshop)

THE GARDEN OF DELIGHT (The Girl in the Bookshop) She walks amidst the fecund forest Wide eyes gazing over each bounded spine Time slows down to a heart beat as they rest On the exquisite feast they’re about to dine. … Continue reading

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