Charles Darnell

St Martinsville, Louisiana
Charles Darnell
St Martinsville, Louisiana

Poems

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1.
Alone
I walk along a melancholy strand,
Hearing music played too far
To be meant for me.
Drifting down the beach,
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2.
Lazarus
Ah Jesus! You do me no favors!
You give me life, but not my life!
You raise me up, what am I to do?
You are borne away with the crowd,
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3.
Waiting For Joy
We tell ourselves that it will come.
It will descend upon us
While we are busy
Or simply laying about,
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4.
Judas
Well Lord,
Here I am in the last scene of that last act.
This how you wanted it, right?
You got your crucifixion
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5.
Orlando's Blood
In the early morning hours
the blood dries from arterial red
to sullen black
on the floor,
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6.
Yahoo Buckaroo!
“Yahoo buckaroo! ”
Your bare butt bouncing
To the clop of your cowboy boots,
Six guns high in the air!
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7.
Air: A Love Poem
We lay together,
Reclined in dark,
Your silhouette outlined
By ambient light,
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8.
Pompeii’s Lover
You lay in all your splendor,
Haughty in your grace
And beauty,
As if saying to Rome:
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9.
Sail
The spray hits you in the face.
The swells bring the distended belly
Quickly up then settles with a greenish hiss,
Another and another.
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10.
Quarter Moon Waxing
The moon is in its first quarter.
It grows as it crosses the sky
Travels among the background of stars
Shines like hard diamonds.
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