Altar on the Moon

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
A personal take on feelings and desires.

Cover art by @abz_fineart on Instagram.

Table of Contents

Want

Submitted: January 11, 2019

I want to suffer For someone Other than myself.   -I want to love   Christy   ... Read Chapter

Walls

Submitted: January 11, 2019

When the stars look down at us, At our distant closeness And invisible walls, They will laugh in unison.   We're... Read Chapter

Eden

Submitted: January 11, 2019

He came and Footsteps in Eden Were no longer forbidden. He trampled the weeds With his clumsy feet, He tasted the fru... Read Chapter

Hands

Submitted: January 13, 2019


Aloneness won't kill me, for we are old friends.
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Heart

Submitted: January 25, 2019

I want love to not share its place In my heart With fear. I want to jump in, To fall, With no consternation ... Read Chapter

Effort

Submitted: February 03, 2019

Growing up, I was always told How beautiful I could be If I was thinner or How I just needed to put more Effort Into ... Read Chapter

Dance

Submitted: February 09, 2019

My soul yearns to dance In the alleyways of your heart, But the streets are too narrow  And the lights have gone out. ... Read Chapter

Embrace

Submitted: March 03, 2019

Stranger

Submitted: March 23, 2019


Like Meursault
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Hold

Submitted: April 06, 2019

I want to hold you, I want you To hold me.   Hold me.   Fissured columns stand When they lean on ea... Read Chapter

Home

Submitted: April 14, 2019


The Lebanese Civil War erupted on 13 April 1975 and lasted until 1990. When he was around twelve years old, my father was forcibly displaced from his hometown . One night, on our way home from the
south, we drove by a rocky beach, and he told me he had slept there while waiting for a ship to take him to Beirut. The story hasn't left my mind ever since. I hope it never does.
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Moon

Submitted: April 30, 2019

The moon is radiant With its craters, And you,  Brave heart, You'll continue to beat.   Christy &nb... Read Chapter

Sun

Submitted: June 04, 2019


Definitely one of my favorite micro poems
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Fingertips

Submitted: July 08, 2019


An oldie that I always told myself I should post
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Music

Submitted: July 16, 2019

Even when the candles melted In the chandelier, And the ballroom lost its buoyancy, She was content with spinning alone in th... Read Chapter

Empty Spaces

Submitted: August 19, 2019

Night

Submitted: September 08, 2019


Something I wrote while stargazing in the South.
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House

Submitted: October 16, 2019


Probably the last "love" poem I'll be writing for a while.
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