Tag: love

Possessed

Possessed

A century
of thoughts, desires
A lifetime of hopes
and dreams
Feelings
felt forever
Aromatic scent
Heady, intoxicating
Traveling with me
into infinity
 
Unshakeable
Residing in my
body and soul
Breathing my breath
like a possession
of the devil
I pray
for exorcism
so you haunt me
no more
 
 
Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ©

Word Prompts:

Devil - Word of the Day
Aromatic - RDP
Century - FOWC

Go Dog Go Cafe - Promote Yourself Monday

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Imagining

Imagining

In dreams you come
and hide in the layers
of my mind
Nestled where
I feel your presence
and draw
from your strength
That I might find hope
with the infusion
of your love
coursing
through my veins
Knowing I am 
not always alone
I sleep deep
in your comfort
 
 
Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ©

Lillian is hosting at D'Verse Poets tonight
and has prompted us with Dreams

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Fearfulness

Fearfulness

As darkness falls
who will light your shadows
when the moon
does not appear?
Fearful and afraid
of ghosts from the past
who will protect you?
It is still unclear
 
Who will guide
you with wisdom
through life’s
temporal minefields?
Lead you through
fire and fury
Harboring safely with
love’s assuring shield 
 
As the sky lights 
with daybreak
clarity and possibility
reign supreme
Anxieties wane,
fears subside and
unnecessary nightmares
become a daydream
 
 
Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ©

In response to Sue Vincent's weekly Write/Photo challenge

Word Prompts

Wisdom - Word of the Day
Temporal - RDP
Possibility - JusJoJan

Promote Yourself Monday - GoDogGo Cafe

Love is More

Love is More

As surely as a brook
will babble
or an eagle soar
or a candle 
blows in the wind
Love for you
remains certain,
unwavering
 
It is sometimes
fraught with tension
or filled with anger
as we wrestle
existential pressures
Yet it is strong
Perpetual and everlasting
in its uniqueness 
 
Often misunderstood
and disregarded
as blindness
by those who
stand in judgement
and cast doubt
on its worthiness 
What do they know?
 
They perceive love
as only tender and giving,
quiet and soft
Complete harmony
But love is more
It is challenging
with opposing forces
that fiercely bring change 
 
In the aftermath
comes growth
New realities
and possibilities
Continually evolving
Teasing, exciting
as its foundation
strengthens
 
 
 Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ©

Word Prompts
Caught up with Christmas festivities this week
meant my poetry took a back seat so some of
the prompts are from earlier.
Happy New Year!

Babble - Word of the Day Tuesday
Fraught - FOWC - Tuesday
Candle - RDP - Tuesday
Aftermath - RDP - Friday

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Passion

Passion

In the glorious, burning
splendor of deep love
are passion-filled nights
Overpowering and exciting
where all reason is lost
in wondrous heights
 
The slow, delicious descent
from the euphoric state
is a journey of gratification
Until lain crumpled and spent
in the forgotten ashes
of intimacy and adulteration

 
Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ©

Word Prompts

Glorious WotD
Ash - RDP

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