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:  Mike Monahan, iLinda Alexander, iFrank Whyte, iRichard Turner, iJennifer Miller, iJoyce Scarbrough, iTerry Vinson, i

  Home > Vision/Metaphysical > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Dena L. Moore

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· News
· Stories
· Blog
· Messages
· 142 Titles
· 453 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Jun, 2001

Dena L. Moore, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.


Popular Poetry (Vision/Metaphysical)
  1.  Shadows of the Shadows
  2.  Tripping on Clouds
  3.  Embracing Excellence
  4.  Where Have All The Poets Gone?
  5.  A Conversation with Dreamers
  6.  Walking Past the Graveyard
  7.  Another Rain Song
  8.  We Sang and Howled All Night
  9.  Lost In The Freeze
  10.  Follow Me!
  11.  Unfamiliar Faces
  12.  TELL ME I WANT TO KNOW
  13.  The Right Side of History
  14.  Windy Thoughts
  15.  The Art of Living
  16.  Biocentrism
  17.  Forever Seeds
  18.  Buffalo Hump
  19.  Translucent By Ways
  20.  What Shall I Make of My Broken Heart? (Vid



The English Crow, The American Cock
by Dena L. Moore

Sunday, April 06, 2008
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by Dena L. Moore
•  Master Me As You Would The Wild Sea…
•  They Sing in the Silence
•  The Beautiful Beast, The Perverse Saint
•  The Song Undone and Haunting
•  The Bittersweet Intensity of the Shadows
           >> View all 121

You approached me quietly,
Wooing me with your wit; the eloquence,
The subtlety of your brilliance a shaded light
Which lured me into the darkness of your mind…
Unsettled in heart, in spirit, you found me -
I was your prey,
The dying, heart-sick animal along the road to feed upon,
And so you did, clutching and clawing, pecking at me
Like a shiny bauble you wanted to carry off to your
Tree-top murder -
I was too heavy, too radiant to fit within your beak
Yet you continued to peck and pull (you do so still),
Why are you so persistent, my English Crow?
Your curious mind, your longing to touch the Sacred within me
Is like a bad omen, a mystery of suspicion to crowd my nights.

Along came the Sun, rising in the East, and with it
Arose the American Cock,
His pride…his strength and victory over the night illuminated
My Spirit, renewed my passion for life, for love -
Sweet sacred Mars-ruled Cock scratching at my wounds,
Bleeding me until I could bear the thought of no other healing,
His earthy courage leaping over all walls erected to keep him at bay,
His arrogance and determination to thwart all rivals
       (indeed, to slaughter them if he must)
Protected me in my darkness,
Urged me to shake off the shroud of the English Crow.
My passionate American Cock,
Rising for me again and again, as the Sun rises daily,
Filling me, fertilizing me with the seed of all creation -
You are my Illumination, spiriting me back from the dead.

Dena L Moore
April 2, 2008

THANK YOU to everyone who has read and/or commented on my work recently!  I always appreciate it.

 

Dena's Poetry: Poetry of Love, Loss, & the Occult
Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


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


Reviewed by Michelle Mead 4/8/2008
Wow, this was intense, liked that!!!
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 4/7/2008
Yup, English eloquence, and yanky cock n bull.... Have the cock for sunday roast and the anglo to make you glow...



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.