On life and love … I’m drowning

I’ve looked into your eyes:

I’m mesmerised. I’m drowning ..

where were the warning signs?

I stepped into their depths as if hypnotised.

I’m drowning in the tears that lie submerged

beneath the grey and green and blue;

that camouflage of colours concealing the essential;

the complex soul of you.

I’m drowning: my limbs forget to swim;

I’m carried by the current into the deepest depths within ..

I’m drowning :there is no hope for me,

no rescue from this reckless realm of love;

I close my eyes; you overwhelm …

About atomsofstars

Reticent .. but I hope my poetry speaks for me .. Favourite quotation .. ' Uttering a word is like striking a note on the keyboard of the imagination.' Ludwig Wittgenstein
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2 Responses to On life and love … I’m drowning

  1. Shermeen says:

    Beautiful. You never fail to impress, inspire and delight. Thank goodness for you 🙂

  2. atomsofstars says:

    Thank you very much , Shermeen .. you’re so kind. I’m always happy to know that you have enjoyed your visit here.

    I’m grateful that you take the time and trouble to read and comment .. thank you for that support and encouragement.

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