The Shadows of a Halo

February 14, 2011
By haquearsh GOLD, Elizabethtown, Kentucky
haquearsh GOLD, Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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Favorite Quote:
"Now a soft kiss
Aye, by that kiss
I vow an endless bliss."
-John Keats, Endymion

An inverse relationship
as calculated and nerdy
with those subtle hints
of coming close
but never quite there

We come together a single X
as open and limitless
but we must function
so we hide beneath the shade
of that ominous solemn One

They say we're
"limited" by this life
always to sustain those lines;
that we must leap off the precipice
and play with "perfection!"

Yet we'll take our solace
in a place of no lies
forever pushing forward
with a dream that'll never die

Without the awe of "a we"
though no less empty
we see the bliss
in this anomaly of a kiss

One without lips
that consists
of simple sentiments
and flirts with its asymptote
but makes clear
it shant come too near

So we watch the others
elliptic and parabolic
climb upon those highs
and fall with faded sighs

And we look
with gleaming sly grins
well aware
that without peak
it keeps us from the bleak

Let's live an "almost be"
for all eternity;
Here's looking at you, kid,
a Friend without end.

The author's comments:
A friend asked me to write a poem about our friendship, and this was the all encompassing nerdy romanticized sentiment that inspired me.

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l.iney DIAMOND said...
on Apr. 7 2011 at 2:25 pm
l.iney DIAMOND, Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
64 articles 0 photos 52 comments

Favorite Quote:
100% of shots not taken won't go in. -Wayne Gretzky

This is a great poem and your vocabulary makes it much more intense. Keep it up!

ps please read some of my stuff feedback would be highly appreciated haha :)



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