Steven Cooke

Rookie (01-04-1958 / Sheffield)

My Immortal Love - Poem by Steven Cooke

Hiding within the feathers of an angels wing
My love waits, shy to the world
Content to fly, never wanting to stay
Until I met you

I have traded immortality for your kiss
A mortal kiss soft, moist, like the birth of a rainbow,
Leaving me with no fear
My sacrifice to love,

But love is a feast
And illusions dance in its shadow
And temptation has a price
For my angel danced with destiny
Now I stand on the precipice alone
An outcast from heaven
With broken wings that can fly no more

My dreams lay in the salt
Of a billion tears
This burden is mine to carry
To slow my walk through The Valley of death

For love is my cross
But it is a thing of beauty to show God
And perhaps within my suffering
He will understand
That love and loss is the price
We angels pay for
Living a mortal life.

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  • (2/27/2012 4:51:00 PM)

    This is a beautiful poem. Completely amazing, describing humans as 'mortal angels' was fantastic. I love it :) (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, February 27, 2012

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