AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Peazy Monellon, iLloydene Hill, ijude forese, iWill Clark, iCraig Hartpence, iKellee Stone, iCheri Dohnal, i

  Home > Poetry > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

D. DeMartini

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Poetry
· Messages
· 55 Titles
· 145 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Before 2003

D. DeMartini, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.


Popular Poetry (Poetry)
  1.  imaginable possibility
  2.  A Woman
  3.  The Fighter
  4.  I Sprung
  5.  fusion of muse
  6.  I'll Be Doing It Until I Die
  7.  Bedlam in Thibodaux
  8.  The Domino Effect
  9.  Shoes
  10.  synchronized
  11.  The Garden of Death
  12.  sky of reason
  13.  ISIS, et al
  14.  Wind
  15.  Fifty Bales of Hay....
  16.  Speachless
  17.  Ahhh . . . Thinking About Things
  18.  My Silence
  19.  A Few Words About You
  20.  Searches of Mine



An Olive Branch to Love
by D. DeMartini

Thursday, April 12, 2007
Not rated by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by D. DeMartini
•  To the Heart.
•  Hallways and Hearts
•  Spanish Tile Underwear
•  Slow Dancing
•  Paz
           >> View all 55

I am confused
and angry
and mad at love
for the way it has
abandoned my heart.
Leaving fire for ashes
pushed in swirly psychotic
circles by a still wind.
I am left in a continuous
search for an end I have
no hope of nor desire for
finding.
I am worn out from loosing.
From all the deceptive things
I have seen, known.
Love had left me before.
It had held on, long after
I had deserted it for
wildness,
for illusioned passion.
Then it gave up, and I found
myself wanting.
Wanting it to hold me when the dreams
finally burst into reality.
And with my head on fire,
into a garden of fountains,
of peacocks, and palm trees,
and ancient rites and melodies,
I ran.
But even this couldn't save me.
And so I gave in to love again.
And this time I held my breath under water for long
after I should have, because
it was nothing but another
of my heart's helpless
attempts to beat out loud
and find some sense of
completion.
So I am angry at, and
tired of my restlessness.
With a fish tail and dove wings,
this unholy longing
has split me somewhere
between sea and sky.
So I wave my white flag at love,
surrendering my pitiful attempt
at capturing it for my own.
Take this olive branch, and grant me peace.
Let me be settled.
Torn somewhere between elements.
Half in the Sea, half in the sky.
With a head and heart full of fire,
and blood that flows, tied desperately to the earth.

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by Linda Hill 4/15/2007
D,
Alot of heartfelt emotion in this write. Awesome imagery D. You have amazing talent.

Many blessings,
~Linda
Reviewed by Paul Berube 4/12/2007
D.

Sometimes confusion and anger are all part of the package. There is no one who is in love that isn't confused. I would be thankful that the confusion was real because the love wasn't so. I like your word usage it really enhances the imagery of your poem. Blessings Always, Paul.
Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.