Heather Marie Mortimer

Rookie - 84 Points (May 3,1981 / Olympia, WA)

Calypso And Cupid - Poem by Heather Marie Mortimer

Calypso and Cupid seem at a war
Which dearer vice has conquered me?
Is it my passions' wrath burst from my core,
Or the strike which was not meant to be?

Stealing your heart means leaving mine as the prize,
What more tender conquering has the world known?
Yet the losses tally so much greater in size
When the world still stands and you fall alone.

I have fallen in battle against both friend and foe,
Neither distinguished from the others' guise
Truthful lies, tender passion; if it comes, it will go
It is a dearer truth to say my love's despised.

This is less than nothing; more than all
And the closer I hold you, the further I fall.


Comments about Calypso And Cupid by Heather Marie Mortimer

  • (8/3/2011 8:33:00 AM)

    the closer i hold you.. the further i fall... absolutley inspired... im free falling right now... love this poem (Report)Reply

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  • Romeo Della Valle (6/20/2010 12:12:00 PM)

    Excellent Poem! The heart speaking loud and clear without fear, a very heart touching write, Keep it up! 10+++ Love and Peace... (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, June 20, 2010

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 4, 2011


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