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Simple Lyric - Poem by Brian Patten

When I think of her sparkling face
And of her body that rocked this way and that,
When I think of her laughter,
Her jubilance that filled me,
It’s a wonder I’m not gone mad.

She is away and I cannot do what I want.
Other faces pale when I get close.
She is away and I cannot breathe her in.

The space her leaving has created
I have attempted to fill
With bodies that numbed upon touching,
Among them I expected her opposite,
And found only forgeries.

Her wholeness I know to be a fiction of my making,
Still I cannot dismiss the longing for her;
It is a craving for sensation new flesh
Cannot wholly calm or cancel,
It is perhaps for more than her.

At night above the parks the stars are swarming.
The streets are thick with nostalgia;
I move through senseless routine and insensitive chatter
As if her going did not matter.
She is away and I cannot breathe her in.
I am ill simply through wanting her.


Comments about Simple Lyric by Brian Patten

  • Gold Star - 113,353 Points Bernard F. Asuncion (11/17/2016 5:35:00 PM)

    What a lovely poem... Nice! ! !
    Thanks for sharing.... (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 6,256 Points Marieta Maglas (11/17/2016 3:09:00 PM)

    ''Her wholeness I know to be a fiction of my making, ''.- it's about the spiritual part of this woman that should exist inside him. This part is a fiction. ''She is away and I cannot breathe her in.'' Moreover, he really needs to create the ideal woman inside him. For this purpose, he needs the opposite.''Among them I expected her opposite, /
    And found only forgeries.'' But maybe this woman can make him feel complete.''It is perhaps for more than her.'' He uses the word 'perhaps'.- wonderful poem- voted 10 (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 163,353 Points Mohammed Asim Nehal (11/17/2016 11:31:00 AM)

    A crafty poem on love and passion, i liked it.
    At night above the parks the stars are swarming.
    The streets are thick with nostalgia;
    I move through senseless routine and insensitive chatter
    As if her going did not matter. (Report) Reply

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Poems About Lyric

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  2. 2. Sad In Blue (A Lyric) , Peter S. Quinn
  3. 3. A Lyric Day , Robert William Service
  4. 4. Lyric Of Love To Leah , Aleister Crowley
  5. 5. Lyric Written In 1830 , Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin
  6. 6. A Lyric To Mirth , Robert Herrick
  7. 7. ^ An Acutely Obtuse Pythagorean Lyric , Adeline Foster
  8. 8. *******son Of Hidden Sun (Lyric) ******* , egi david perdana
  9. 9. A Noontide Lyric , Oliver Wendell Holmes
  10. 10. O' Lyric Love , Robert Browning
  11. 11. 0018 Man Raking Leaves (Re Jim Morrison.. , Michael Shepherd
  12. 12. ! 'Tude Lyric , Michael Shepherd
  13. 13. I Hold You In The Lyric Of My Thoughts , Sandra Fowler
  14. 14. Love Lyric , Lois Rougeaux
  15. 15. A Lyric , Paul Laurence Dunbar
  16. 16. ! Unbound Lyric, For Shirley Who Said So , Michael Shepherd
  17. 17. Sparta Praha Books 1: 1 (Lyric) , egi david perdana
  18. 18. ********warlords (Blood Sky) (Lyric) *.. , egi david perdana
  19. 19. (song Lyric 5) If You Love Someone , Christopher McInnes
  20. 20. A Holi Lyric (For The New Generation) , Sunil Uniyal
  21. 21. (song Lyric 4) The Magnolia Tree , Christopher McInnes
  22. 22. (song Lyric 2) Sometimes A Whisper Hit.. , Christopher McInnes
  23. 23. Ashtaroth: A Dramatic Lyric , Adam Lindsay Gordon
  24. 24. (song Lyric 6) After The Climb , Christopher McInnes
  25. 25. Lines In Praise Of The Lyric Club Banquet , William Topaz McGonagall
  26. 26. (song Lyric 3) Sitting At The Edge Of T.. , Christopher McInnes
  27. 27. The Lyric Rose. , Robert Crawford
  28. 28. ! Yee Haw! A Country And Worse-Than Lyric , Michael Shepherd
  29. 29. 0052 The Child In Me - A Postmodern Lyric , Michael Shepherd
  30. 30. (lyric) Budget Cut Blues... , Connetta Jean
  31. 31. The Sun Rays (A Lyric) , Peter S. Quinn
  32. 32. (lyric) Full Moon Friday Night , Connetta Jean
  33. 33. (lyric) Unemployment Time , Connetta Jean
  34. 34. (song Lyric 1) Heartwings , Christopher McInnes
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  36. 36. A Parody On Euripides's Lyric Verse , Aristophanes
  37. 37. (lyric) Back On My Feet Again , Connetta Jean
  38. 38. Ode Xiii: On Lyric Poetry , Mark Akenside
  39. 39. (lyric) The Call , Connetta Jean
  40. 40. (lyric) Cat Tail Road.. , Connetta Jean
  41. 41. (lyric) Casualty Of War.. , Connetta Jean
  42. 42. (lyric) Thank God For Working Women.. , Connetta Jean
  43. 43. (lyric) Stacey Hall , Connetta Jean
  44. 44. 0014 Lyric 2 , Michael Shepherd
  45. 45. Night Lyric , Bliss William Carman
  46. 46. (lyric) Cut All To Hell , Connetta Jean
  47. 47. ! Lyric 5: Staggered Assonance , Michael Shepherd
  48. 48. An Olde Lyric , Horace Smith
  49. 49. (lyric) ...He's No Good For Me.. , Connetta Jean
  50. 50. (lyric) Whispers..Ment For God. , Connetta Jean
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