Apogee

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    Apogee

    On the winds of eternity

    Arriving late, face aglow

    Your warm breath scattering

    The frost from my lips, my heart

     

    You and that tag-a-long cherub

    Who plays with arrows

    The way some folks pander love

    Shots leaving the quiver, leaving me quiver

     

    Star dust shimmers your curls, your cheeks

    Glitter flash sparks shooting out

    Eyes your candle lit firework show

    Until I am wrapped, I am rapt

     

    Sizzling snow slides off your skin

    Dancing as it melts

    Glancing, as resolve melts

    Left stolen from myself to run another’s errand.

     

    I wanted to leave first

    Before I’d ask the pith of it of you

    No, I’d stay to pray it fast from you

    Before inescapably too late

     

    And I am caught up

    As blest Elijah upon his whirlwind

    But your fiery chariot has no wheels

    And your steeds abandoned reins

     

    Wild as a comet’s vacuum gust

    Turning only after apogee

    They run away with you

    Unbridled as they transport me

     

    And in your car, my face burning from the rush

    I taste one golden moment

    Slaking down some hidden thirst

    That will never quite be quenched

     

    But, I’ll remember all you shared 

    Top down, hair following on spring trails 

    Headed toward Eden, we somehow veered

    Darkening embers, returning, fracturing into dust. 

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    Poetry comes nearer to vital truth than history.

    Plato (BC 427-BC 347) Greek philosopher.

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