Uriah Hamilton

More Intense Than Antony And Cleopatra - Poem by Uriah Hamilton

Big city confusion,
Dazzling neon lights flash
Downtown intersection
Where exited people talk
And laugh at newspaper corners,
Birds perch atop old building roofs
And gaze at me with prayerful eyes
Mystically returning from a saint’s life
In a reincarnation mysterious journey.

I’m all alone in a cold night
Dying for heartbeats not my own
And friendly conversation,
Clutching a letter written in faded ink
Promising a hotel rendezvous
In a neutral city
Where we would kiss beside
Nude window blinds
And experience frenzied passion
More intense than Antony and Cleopatra.

My training is patient and silent meditation
While I seek revelation and self-realization,
And search for my identical twin soul
Waiting in a room with a secret magical number.

Comments about More Intense Than Antony And Cleopatra by Uriah Hamilton

  • Julie Smith (10/3/2016 7:26:00 AM)

    Seems like my favourite poem ever. Thanks for writing this and sharing [3 This is magical, dreamy and dangerously beautiful! (Report)Reply

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  • (10/24/2007 4:00:00 PM)

    'A letter written in faded ink'.from your world to ours. Threadbare elegance that never fails to touch souls with your readers. Superb as always, Uriah.

    Warmest regards,


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  • (10/20/2007 8:17:00 PM)

    i enjoyed this poem more than so many other poems i have read on this site. it is truly a masterpiece. i do not know for sure how many times i read it over. soaking it all in. it made me feel your emotions and see your sights.and i am stunned. (Report)Reply

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  • (10/20/2007 7:44:00 PM)

    You have woven the spiritual and the melancholic into this fascinating tapestry of images. You take the reader on a roundabout journey into your heart. An unusual and moving poem. love, Allie xxxx (Report)Reply

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  • (10/15/2007 7:10:00 PM)

    A head-spinner. Too many fine images to single out just one. Truly, an original work. The conclusion catches all the threads, and binds them together.

    An admirable - and stunning - work, Uriah. - Will

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  • (10/14/2007 7:42:00 PM)

    Beautifully written as always. Katrina (Report)Reply

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  • (10/14/2007 6:34:00 PM)

    glor-i-fication. you do it well, my friend.

    best care, sjg

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, October 14, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 16, 2011

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