Gabriela Duricova

(22.5.1984 / Bratislava)

Stray Angels


for Jim Morrison

The best of him has come in pieces
Stricken, rotten and fragmentary
In words born on the road
Between six string and bottomless bottles

Through cage bars every star seems striped
While in tune every soul gets stripped
Rainbows scare fear, in death they trust
Needles like swords the arms do thrust

Both sweet and bitter potions
Bewildered of emotions they've set free
Nips whipping dreams of the angels-to-be
Crush substance of the ever unlocked doors

The best of him has gone in Paris
Symbol of freedom captivating fate
Too close to beauty with an empty gaze
Her hair ablaze lulled heart that found relief

Submitted: Thursday, December 19, 2013
Edited: Monday, April 14, 2014

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