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Longing Poems

Love and Death
by Eva McDonald

Play me for keeps 
Play me for dead
Anything you want
I don't care
You're in my head
I see you when I sleep
But



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The Mask of Alabaster
by Brendan Simons

Once the night had fallen upon a sleepless slumber,
Whence the winter woke me when the third was three in number.

I sense that a wince doth


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Still it Beats
by Aska Makori

And my heart's beating

Beating for you still it beats

And I keep smiling

Every time the memories come back, I smile

I don't know how to let go

You



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Anxious Paranoid
by Nadine Oraby

I am an anxious paranoid

My fear overwhelms my mind

My heart is filled with pain,

And I hear an inner voice

It is in my head and it



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ITS FLASHING LIGHT I LOOK FOR
by Mustofa Munir

 

 

They say, do not look at the sun,

But I will,

Yes, they say, yet I long for that moment

When its light will fall upon me!

I see



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Cold Coffee
by Mian Macli-ing

A cup of cold coffee

tastes like sunset I wish it stayed,

as warm as your embrace.



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My Mistress, The Sea
by Phil Capitano


My Mistress, The Sea

There is a longing to the sea
	When gazing at the glossy floor.
Time and tides roll in and out,
	Lonely waves upon saddened


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VACANCY
by Line Monique Gauthier

 

kite firm in hand no sun no wind no string

       spiritually bankrupt

              dark thoughts stir up a



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I CAUGHT A GLIMPSE OF YOU
by Line Monique Gauthier

 

a hollow reflection in the window

       you thought no one was looking

              eyes lost in the distance

 



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DAYDREAM
by Line Monique Gauthier

 

with sterling pen in hand and splintered heart

       sit and wait day after day

              beneath the old



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YOU HAVE THE GIFT
by Line Monique Gauthier

 

Forever young, bubbly and happy

You found that secret formula

Working your charm for tips

In the best of upscale resto-bars

Where clients indulge in micro vacations

Longing to pamper



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PUBLIC FACES PRIVATE SOULS
by Line Monique Gauthier

 

Crowded bustling crossroads

 people watching

 public faces  private souls

 universes onto themselves

 

Multidimensional yet vacant shells

 distorted souls receded deep within

 clouded over as if camouflaged

 compact pressure points

 

Of bubbling emotion desire



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I DREAM
by Line Monique Gauthier

 

 

I dream

Of filling

A GLANCE
by Line Monique Gauthier

 

I won’t deny it

     I fell in love

           The moment

     Our eyes met

I never thought

     You would return

           How could I

     Why would I

All we



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