madness

sanity

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Your love, darling Beloved –
the essence of my madness,
keeps me sane.

clay

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Light
has always been there
never beyond reach
flickering
at times flaming wild
defined spaces
clear boundaries
but to have a heart
that has bled much
loved much
it is in darkness
that the human in me
comes to life.

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in madness
in sanity
every desire of mine
outlined with your name

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naked truth

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what a strange beauty there is
in learning from the opposites

I love freely
because I know how it feels
not to be loved

I appreciate little things
whole heartedly
because I know how it is
to be taken for granted

I try hard to understand
because I know how it feels
to be misunderstood

I am and I am not
yet I persist

I often smile at the sun
I seek light
because I have seen
the darkest of nights

I know what freedom is
because I had been tied down
for too long to a place
I didn’t belong

I long for my home
because I know how agonizing
that separation is

covered in thorns
I delight in soothing
someone’s pain
having drowned in tears
I delight in a smile on a face

yes, you can call me insane
because I know there is nothing
no nothing in staying sane

I know yet I remain a fool
hiding behind words
look how I spill
my heart out

how amazing it is, I wonder
to have learnt from contradictions

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photography by Nassima Rothacker : http://www.nassimarothacker.com

h

muted thoughts

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the madness we caress
purity in your tears
treasure in these ruins,
and the futility of those fears
is it worth it, is it worth the pain?

[pause]

enough of pain
darkness and blurred sight
come close, heed to my plight
I have burnt the blame
in a holy flame
lead me from the ashes
show me your light

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intoxicating splendor

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where do I exist, dear Beloved?
one minute I am here
another, with you
what place do I call mine
this or that?

what is this space
separating yet binding us
where I stay
enchanted and scattered
like a million stars
reaching out to the Sun

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umbral chutzpah

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o love-creased redolence –
be my muse
inspire me
seep into my veins
then settle in my bones
feed this restless wanting
u n f o l d me
with your fingertips
become a part of me
a shadow
that never leaves
in thoughts
that I conceive
colour
me
deep
in your dark madness

h

midnight epiphany

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walking the path
beneath incandescent moonlight
as we share similar madness,
clarity pours
from another realm
the words that make us
ceaselessly
fill the space
between us

bathed 
in the light
emanating
from our beings,
absorbed
in the thoughts
mirroring our essence,
we ascend

I pause briefly
in wonder
as time slips away
only to discover
how I would 
give myself
in the fraction
 of an instant
to enter
 that state of oblivion
with you
again

h

te amo

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nostalgic tune,
love sublime
certain madness,
moments without time

fluttering spirit,
trembling zeal
piercing glance,
igniting a flame within

soft skin,
gentle strokes
warmth of touch,
swaying souls

awashed,
in turning of tide
flood of sweet sensations,
trickling nearby

heavenly bosom,
angel eyes
enticing madness,
under the midnight sky

a night
to remember

a dance
with a stranger

h