Perspective on Love

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic

Love in a form.

In the depths of the earth
surrounded by darkness,
I have found a secret chamber
of wonder and amazement.

There, on a golden bed,
lies Eros, draped in dreams,
cradling a sweet maiden,
Psyche, in soft white plumage.

Hung in the air
clinging to dark walls
are the thoughts
of all who love.

There I found myself
and my beloved
wrapped in treasures
too rich for sleep.

Submitted: August 21, 2015

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Beautiful poem and imagery :) I like the smart/classy idea of using the gods to depict loved ones, and even love itself. Nice flow as well! -Tan

Sat, August 22nd, 2015 12:20am


Haha! Believe it or not, I got some of my inspiration for this one from the 2nd National Treasure movie (the underground temple).... But also from the sculpture of eros and psyche by Canova, I guess. One of my favorite sculptures for all time, I think.

Fri, August 21st, 2015 10:22pm

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