poet Dr. Antony Theodore

Dr. Antony Theodore

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If You Die Before Me

If you die before me
I would jump down into your grave
and hug you so innocently
that angels will become jealous.

I shall kiss you.
So intimately shall I kiss you
that your breath becomes mine.
In one breath of love shall
we merge into hugs of true joy.

Your heart shall beat
in rhythms unheard
like the drums of the desert
and the wild forest in the night.

You shall murmur in my ears:
'Ohpress me to your chest;
Tear open your chest,
Make way for me
to enter into your loving heart
that beats only for me in resounding colors.

Tell me please Oh my lover
Is it a rainbow that I see?
or the glow of a burning pyre?
Why is it that I cannot utter it in words?
Tell me glorious angels of love:
What am I experiencing in uncountable
moments of indescribable inner comfort?


Shivering in your presence
I shall long to dance with you.

If the dark souls lead you to Hades
I will dance and dance with you
even in the nether world.

We shall dance soft and then wild.
We shall dance together
as one body and soul
and break the fetters of hell
through love that emanates from our dance.

Dance so long and fine like a poem
until the Lords of the dark would faint.

Breaking the fetters of Hades
the white angelsattired in beauty
shall fly down to pick you up on golden cradles
and carry you to the world of God.

Soyou will be free and fly away
from me into the world of the heavens
where angels shall kiss your sacred body.
You will be attired in gold and white
and in varied colors in tune
with the flowers of heaven.

Then you need no space to live and breathe.

Into that world of purity you will go
and I will be here on earth
dreaming of your joys with
the Heavenly spirits.

Shall I wait?

Shall I wait at dusk and dawn
in sobs and a heaving heart
with such desire and passion
to reach you one day
in your world of happiness.

(It is the belief that once your lady love dies before you, she has to go to the Hades and there she has to dance so fiercely and lovingly to make the Lords of Darkness faint and then she shall be free from the chains of hell.
Here the living lover is ready to go to hell to dance with her most fiercely and save her from the hell)

Topic(s) of this poem: love

Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 19, 2010
Poem Edited: Monday, April 29, 2019

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  • Robert Murray SmithRobert Murray Smith (11/22/2020 10:32:00 PM)

    This poem makes us think about the death of love ones.
    Many thanks for your kind comments on Human Trace.

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  • Yehualashet Teshome (11/14/2020 12:26:00 PM)

    Lovely and touching poem. Thank you.

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  • Marilyn LottMarilyn Lott (10/3/2020 8:39:00 AM)

    What a sweet, lovely poem! Very heart felt, Tony. Thank you so much for your special comments on my poems. I true appreciate them.

    Warm Wishes,
    Marilyn

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  • L Milton Hankins (10/2/2020 2:57:00 PM)

    This is such a beautiful, sensuous poem expressing the wishes of the lover who remains behind. Great work!

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  • Suresh Kumar EkSuresh Kumar Ek (9/28/2020 7:35:00 AM)

    Noone can write such a powerful love poem
    Admirations

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  • Adilson PintoAdilson Pinto (9/27/2020 8:43:00 AM)

    A poem like that is to be celebrated so beautiful it is! I think when a feeling of love reaches such height, how transcendental this feeling is! It is not a common love! It must be classified as a feeling which lies among angels! Congratulations dear poeta! And thank you very much for visiting my page! Accept please a strong hug from Brazil!

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  • Dipak AdhyaDipak Adhya (7/26/2020 1:48:00 AM)

    A deep love and passionate poem... +10...

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  • Juliet LanguedocJuliet Languedoc (7/20/2020 6:31:00 PM)

    Poem is laden with expressions of passions. Thanks for sharing.

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  • Martin Greyford (7/15/2020 6:38:00 AM)

    If you die before me I would jump down into your grave and hug you so innocently.10

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  • Andrew BelgaAndrew Belga (6/20/2020 11:30:00 AM)

    so much passion in this poem I really felt it deep down in my soul.. keep writing Andrew

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  • DinoNugget (6/16/2020 8:13:00 PM)

    Really good poem, It makes you think of true love

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  • Maria Talbot (6/8/2020 4:25:00 AM)

    Never read a better poem.

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  • Anjandev Roy (6/6/2020 1:10:00 PM)

    Such a wonderful write.......thank u, dear poet. anjandev roy.

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  • Emmanuel ChibuikeEmmanuel Chibuike (6/6/2020 8:16:00 AM)

    the poem have make me feel good i really it when you said you with jump into the grave and kiss

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  • Varsha MVarsha M (6/1/2020 1:22:00 AM)

    Explicit expression of a lover for his love meant to be together for ever. Very mindful and well placed expression painting the canvas with its beauty of love. Very well written sir.

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  • Harindhar Reddy (5/22/2020 5:10:00 AM)

    Dear Tony sir, Your poems have passion and fire in them
    Eternal love is displayed here in the poem
    I can also see romantic movement of Keats and Shelley here!

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  • Shaun CronickShaun Cronick (5/15/2020 2:07:00 PM)

    A superb well written poem from a world-class poet. An absolute delight from beginning to its end.
    10++ and added to my favs.
    Thank you Tony and take care sir.

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  • Hebert Logerie Sr.Hebert Logerie Sr. (5/1/2020 12:45:00 PM)

    This is a beautiful poem. It is not about dying, it is about living with passion and happiness.

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  • Ellen Ni Bheachain (4/26/2020 1:16:00 PM)

    What a lovely narrative poem of love eternal.

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  • Evi Prinou (4/25/2020 5:03:00 AM)

    You know how to confess ypur inner world not just express yourself...bravo

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