tagNon-Erotic PoetryAnother Icarus?

Another Icarus?

bylegerdemer©

Weaver of words, of sentences
with colors spare, vivid and sure
on a thorned loom, its warp
weighted with
impossible dreams
roped in hemp,
fraying yet sturdy.

Weave your weft of aspirations
from spiderweb silk
reach higher, borne by air currents
skywards
with eagles and ospreys
until

feathers singed by wistfulness

you plunge

down

another Icarus

Laden with lacunae and paucities
with untouchable milestones
flagellant upon your own
blindness

Perfection is distant
too bright, soulless...

...tone deaf,

leaves you mute

But your weavings are too beautiful,
too warm,
throbbing
translucent with meaning
transcendent with insight
the imperfections left
barely visible

yet so you

full of hope
of yearning
of lust
indelible
burbling with need to share.

Leave gravity behind,
grasp eagles' wings and

soar!

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