Friday, April 8, 2016

The Greatest Illusion



picture source: https://za.pinterest.com/pin/375909900125394202/


A witches brew of pictures flicker through mist thick as a curtain,
hovering, then it settles on you and you glisten, glow,
a light, a rainbow, a crystal ball of invitations I take delight and pleasure in,
write on with my fingers, my tongue, a private invitation for you, my own,
your lips the fire streaking through my blood, we burn from opposing sides towards the center chord.
Here I relapse, in this cloud, this cloud without weight,
before the other side pulls me down, back to where I observe from the fringes,
just a silent spectator filming the pictures
of the greatest illusion and most bountiful of spectacles, life!  Feed me.












13 comments:

  1. I relapse all the time into my sumwhat colourful past ... then up again and off again to new shores ... and dat how life goes ... U doin well, friend Shadow? ... Love, cat.

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  2. Hmm...interesting one. Starts off like a love story, ends with a creepy twist--I like it!

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  3. I would love to be the flame on the other end of the wax burning toward the center and when we relapse to ash I would happily hold your light so the film was clear and well pixilated.

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  4. Wow, Shadow. Every piece you write is powerful.

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  5. Life can be a great illusion and us writers observers on the fringes of it all.....breathtaking and beautiful as always Shadow!

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  6. hello shadow its dennis the vizsla dog hay feed me!!! that is my motto too!!! ok bye

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  7. This is a very interesting piece. Thanks for sharing.

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  8. Burning from opposite ends toward one another...powerfully romantic

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  9. Hi Shadow. You have a definite way with words to take us on a journey with you. Thanks.

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