Song of Songs – excerpt 156 – work in progress

156
Begins, the twisty turny conflagration
Of the human hell-bent psyche
In opposition to the flow of time
I’d save every day like a treasure
Breaking against the rocky shore
Trying to use the frail, tender flesh
To create a story in opposition
To reject the flow, change the course
Press the change, press the future
Try to escape the strong hand of destiny
Writing their own stories in predictable ways
Far who can truly compose new endings
To endlessly ancient tales
Every bit of our possible lives
Covered in depth by the Greek
Re-explained and explored
On the Elizabethan stage
Notes progressing gracefully
Elegant restorations of peace
Mashed potatoes can be your friend
Each pain, each disappointment
Each dread of looming fear
Takes space in a lyrical line
I wish you never looked at me that way
Chance encounters, longing hearts
Thrown away by the promise
Of another day in victory
Two birds in the bush always trumps
The lonely bird in my hand

About David Cain

David Cain, literary author, bon vivant, rogue romantic poet - author of Witch, Song of Songs, Journals of Lord Malinov, Erotic Romances and others ...
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