Treasure Island

Captain Cur

(England)

Adagio, love poems


Your hair draping down
the side of your face
established before my eyes
a silhouette
that appeared remote,
yet intimately near.

The closeness of your spirit
as intense
as the distance of your gaze.

Your profile,
perfectly framed
against the moving backdropp
of the city,
like a modern sculpture
with classical overtures
delicately poised
on a pedestal of still air
warmly expressing itself.

The adagio of your face,
its quality and range,
momentarily captured
on the canvas of my eye.
Art beyond my experience!
Art beyond my description!

The depth and focus of your flesh
embracing your spirit that I love;
open and vulnerable,
belying great trust
and total acceptance.

I painted that image in my mind
and molded it into my median,
words.
Now I want to relive it,
again and again.

Submitted: Friday, August 31, 2012

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  • Ken E Hall (10/24/2013 3:41:00 AM)

    You certainly painted her in words to never forget a great poem of the female aurora crafted with skill lovely...regards (Report) Reply

  • Patricia Grantham (7/10/2013 9:52:00 AM)

    The last lines now I want to relive it
    again and again says it all. Pictures of
    her lush beauty was imposed upon your
    mind and emotions. Whenever you want to
    see her again all you had to do was
    imagine, imagine and imagine..............!
    Really good Captain. (Report) Reply

  • Yash Shinde (10/22/2012 8:02:00 AM)

    great imagery...........................a masterpiece...................you did the work whivh vinci did by drawing monalisa...........its beauty spills out from your potrait.loved it (Report) Reply

  • Almedia Knight-Oliver (9/8/2012 5:49:00 PM)

    Captain, the imaginations and images in this poem can be framed. I rate this piece of art a 10. Thanks for the comments on My Universe. (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (9/8/2012 3:53:00 AM)

    You have drawn a beautiful portrait of a female figure whose enticing beauty spills out of the frame! ! Great! ! (Report) Reply

  • The Reader (9/3/2012 1:34:00 PM)

    This one is also a portrait poem, i think! a master-piece on ur credit...
    words -are at ur disposal, set...brick by brick...happy to know your poetry! (Report) Reply

  • Joseph Anderson (9/1/2012 1:50:00 PM)

    You loving, perhaps lustful Capt. I'M heading to sea to see what inspired your fine poetry.
    Your poems are like paintings (Report) Reply

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