Asylum

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    Asylum

    How can you hide?

    What is so evident, so clear that it wears on your skin like boils?

    Even as you think, you dream, the kiss is like honey, but eats you like poison-ivy

    Like a man hanging by a thread over a cliff, is this love a dangerous thing that will haunt me for all eternity?

    Just a bit longer to make it

    Just a bit … a little bit longer

     

    What is it to define the limitation of passion?

    What is so evident that it threatens to incinerate everything?

    Whereas you think that the touch shivers your skin

    And kisses burn your lips like a lovely spice

    Deliriously tucked away in an memory, but like it

    You’re tucked away in a padded room

    Is it just a bit longer now?

     

    Why is it so dangerous holding the thing which is painfully obvious?

    When you think, you dream, the touch brings your world to the knees

    Like a man to die on Old Sparky

    And the electric embrace of the taboo drowns me in pleasure, pain and desire like BDSM

    With suspense that’s pounding and clouding my head

    The moment is… at hand…

     

    And so it comes, like lovers in throes

    Spasmodically, the evidential truth cannot be hidden;

    But, like Christ, would you deny yourself

    Deny me?

    For all powers of passion,

    The truth is my liberty

    And my prison

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    Poetry is not the expression of personality but an escape from personality.

    T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) American-English poet and playwright.

    JonTalbain’s Poems (75)

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    Happily Ever After (Part 2) 1
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    Drive Me Insane 2
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    You 0
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    Self Destruction 1
    Asylum 0
    The Coming Rainstorm (Pt.2) 1
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    Tell me Which is You? 1
    A Glimpse 1
    Slash 2
    Breezes 1
    Silenced 2
    The Emotional Runaway Train 1
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    Into the Wastelands 1
    And So it Seems that... 3
    Holding on tight 1
    The Silence 1
    The Warriors Ethos 1
    The Coming Rainstorm 1
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    Memories 3
    Inevitable 2
    My Truth 1
    Whispers... 2
    You know what to say 2
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    really? 0
    A lost soul 0
    Remember me 1
    Drowning 1
    The darkness 0
    ??? 0
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    A prayer 0
    Moonlight 0
    Armageddon 0
    A Kiss 0
    Drawn in 0
    whispers 0
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