Petrichor

Shannon April Alice By Shannon April Alice, 7th Aug 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/3dve84fu/
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I had a love once, he said the most beautiful idea he had ever heard was to name the smell right before it rains. He said it is his favorite sensory experience beyond tasting my skin....

Petrichor

Petrichor
I catch you in the petrichor,
I catch the musk of you-
the dark of you,
the vanishing drought of you
I dance within your jejune dusk-
empty hollow hunger howls,
'no substance here, no substance here'
and in every day that I get to love you-
I'll love you in the jamais vu.
so that I can forget I know how
and learn to love you
yet again.
Felicity, I'll bring to you.
In a basket, on a bike-
I'll wear a fetching hat
with a ribbon down my back
as I sing to you in symphonies that echo in an empty room.
I'll sit delicate on Icarus wings
and love you till I melt-
Knowingly I'll greet the sun
swimming in the candle wax-
I'll have done all these things yet not enough
Till I've loved you when the day is done.


sahn
6/30/2014

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Love, Love And Desire, Love And Soul, Love At First Sight, Love Poem, Love Poetry, Love Romance Definition What Is It, Love Story, Love You, Lover, Rain, Rain Poem, Raindrops, Rainfall, Rainy, Rainy Day, Rainy Day Poem, Rainy Days, Rainy Season, Relationship, Romance, Soul, Soul Consciousness, Soul Evolution, Soul Mate, Soul Mates, Soul Searching, Soulmate, Soulmates, Souls

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author avatar Shannon April Alice
I am that woman who sits on the train looking, for all the world, like a tired, single working mother commuting. I AM that mother, but that far away dreamy look in her eyes? Meet the writer in me.

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