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Home Sections A Poet's Corner MARIA CORAZON (A Poem by Ilving Tabios-Zamora)
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Written by Ilving Tabios-Zamora   
Thursday, 16 December 2010 13:23




By Ilving Tabios-Zamora


Because I cannot touch your heart

I look at your face: Your brows arc like rainbows

The socket of your eyes tender like your mouth


Because I cannot cuddle your hair

I savor its sight: Drizzling tendrils of black silk

Highlighted with gold and bronze


Because I cannot kiss your lips

I hug your smiles: They lilt like a candle flame's glow

Touch like a summer breeze


Because I cannot put you in my arms

I catch your shadow: In make-believe I find relief

In the dark of night I wank with lustful delight


Alas, I can never own you . . .


Caress then, Beloved, my sweet sorrow

Weave the verses of my poems

Hum the melody of songs


Again, tonight, I shall dream of you! # # #


Last Updated on Thursday, 16 December 2010 20:33
Comments (1)
1 Thursday, 16 December 2010 19:53
Line 11: I catch instead of "I'll catch..."

Line 12: I wank rather than "I wink.."


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