Join Free! | Login 

   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

Signed Bookstore | Authors | eBooks | Books | Stories | Articles | Poetry | Blogs | News | Events | Reviews | Videos | Success | Gold Members | Testimonials

Featured Authors: D. Enise, iDavid Litwack, iM. R. Mathias, iSafi, iCarol Fowler, iTonya Kinzer, iWilliam Cottringer, i
  Home > Poetry > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Lonnie Hicks

  + Follow Me   

· 672 titles
· 1,074 Reviews
· Share with Friends!
· Save to My Library
Member Since: Jan, 2010

   My Blog
   Contact Author
   Read Reviews

· Einstein, Religion, Politics and Literature-461 pps

· The Obama Chronicles: Stories From the Heartland

· Letters From the Earth: Faint Hopes and Lamentations

· Love: Its Wonderments, Sufferings and Consumations (Free Audio Samples-41)

· Politics, Poetry and Love in the Obama Age

· The Gospel According to Lilith: Fantasy (10) free audio chapters) & Videos

Short Stories
· A Sea of Melancholy

· Gerunds

· Love's Remains

· Finance: Foreclosure; What To Do About It and When

· Iron Drops

· Finance: Who Ever Controls the Money Supply Controls the World

· Nether Time's Gloaming: Chapters One-Seven Updated 4/17/15

· Yesterday's Gone To Pages

· The Kiss

· My Onlies

· July 4th Fire Works

· Loss

· Womanhood

· BarFly Queen

· The Flower

· Body Quakes

· Falling

· 80 Experimental Poetry Videos

· Face Down Novel

· Portals

         More poetry...
· Upcoming Soon: Anatomy of A Forceclosure. The Real Story

· Upcoming Essay: The Next 50 Years: Whither Weather Population & Technology?

· Ferguson: The Book: Now on Immediate Kindle Download

· UFO's, Time Travel, and Aliens: What Are The Facts? Updated: 10/17/14

· Coming Soon: How Safe Are Cell Phones?

· Upcoming Book: The Problem With Mr. Freud

· New Radio Show

Lonnie Hicks, click here to update your web pages on AuthorsDen.

Books by Lonnie Hicks
  Frozen Bullet Eyes
by Lonnie Hicks
Friday, June 03, 2011
Not rated by the Author.

Share   Print   Save

Recent poems by Lonnie Hicks
•  July 4th Fire Works
•  Loss
•  Paper Thin
•  Eternal
•  Womanhood
           >> View all 233

Love's Deceased--Killed In Action

 You shot me with those frozen bullet eyes
which at first ice-berged the center of my soul

but I didn't die.

can't be killed by a dead man.

The swipe of that ice crystal hand
 was dismissively lodged

in my breathing space

and I cried;

but real tears don't fall for the already deceased,

feeling wise.

I stood full on
in Massive Regret

shrounded in its Cape of Sorrows


persevered on to day next

piling high

frozen layers

which I could and would melt

and yet

you now come back

hands now greased

with your own blood and wounds

to say

I was the only one who'd understand

how a dead man feels.

I took your face in my hands

ignoring the bitter sweet irony taste

whispering yet into your crinkled ears

that you'd been gone just long enough

for there to be no feeling left
for cruel lovers

who first cut flesh
before leaving;

that part of me now gone

I said

and now

not available 

to you

or I
or for Johnny come lately life lines.

 "You can't"

I said
 "poison your water

and still expect to drink."








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

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

Reviewed by Patrick Granfors
First rate! Fabulous conclusion. Patrick
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila
Nicely done, Lonnie!

Reviewed by Christine Tsen
This is magnificent!!!
It hits with monumental impact because it is right on the truth, that water, that energy is all inter-connected.
Popular Poetry (Poetry)
  1.  Peekaboo, Doggie Do
  2.  'The real me'
  3.  Taste Of Ambrosia
  4.  Little Voices
  5.  I Whisper Your Name
  6.  Self-Worth Surrendered
  7.  Another Poem of Love
  8.  My Hands
  9.  Shadow Passes - Light Remains
  10.  Hands of Choice

Under the Coolabah Tree - second edition by Wendy Laing

The second edition of the audio book of Australian bush poetry with ten new poems...  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

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.