carried off by owls

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    carried off by owls




    carried off by owls-


    when i was young
    i listened to their night music
    see them rule in the moonlight
    majestic beings in ethereal clearings
    wide-eyed wonder in slight light

    wild and free on the wing
    wind through my hair and howls
    an immeasurable and pleaseurable a thing
    to be carried off by owls

    our friends the bat and rat
    the precocious, the ferocious, the curious
    we are children baptized in mist
    last to the party, last kissed

    we are starlight, we are stunning
    we are private pirate prowls
    no more walking no more more running
    when you're carried off by owls

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    dahlusion commented on carried off by owls

    07-08-2020

    Hey Crush! This is an excellent poem: "we are children baptized in mist" –– love this line! Cheers, DAH

    Crush

    08/10/2020

    Thank you DAH! How have you been. I haven’t been writing as much because I am concentrating on my art. Be well.

    dahlusion

    08/10/2020

    All is well, Crush. Thank you! Would love to see your art. Is it online? Cheers, DAH

    When power leads man towards arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.

    John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) Thirty-fifth President of the USA

    Crush’s Poems (59)

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    Title Comments
    carried off by owls 1
    Santa Claus Is Coming Around 1
    skin 2
    the midnight girl 1
    hold 1
    here 0
    the other 1
    flashback 1
    violent pretty 1
    the people in the attic 1
    the ride 1
    my nightmares are awake 1
    no bugs 6
    waiting 3
    welcome 5
    a fetus in a clear bowling ball 6
    crows feet 7
    rats 5
    the mobster 4
    perfect 6
    jumper 5
    lady godiva 3
    malaise 3
    pirate 4
    flight on time 3
    fear of falling 4
    unfinished crow ? 5
    touch ( aka, am i made of summer ) 8
    chemocallouse
    s
    3
    elephant 5
    cancer 8
    skyline 5
    st. saviour 2
    satellites 4
    were you waiting for me ? 10
    snapshot 5
    fists 12
    lauren 17
    insomnia 18
    ceremony 12
    mother 14
    ash 27
    the june bug 15
    low 19
    thorns 10
    paralyzed 9
    mr. sparkle 15
    dresses 15
    glass 13
    cemetaries 18
    throe 18
    if i fell in love 27
    pills 22
    off black 20
    mannequin 22
    umbrage 12
    sick boy 12
    kelly has a big head 21
    unfairly fairy 26