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Author Name: Freebluefish 1 Comments
Date Added: December 07, 2012 23:12:20 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Type: Free Verse
Category: Religious Add To Favorites | Text Only
No Longer does this world believe

No longer
does this world
believe in unicorns
trapped within
the pages of
the King James bible.

Gallop through the verses
and live
within the chamber of my heart
and as the blood flows
may my imagination
give you
horn and hoof.

in the passages i have hidden
may purity
never be stained
with practicality …

i feel your hoof beats
as i stumble through
the piles of forgotten
books---Paper worlds
that orbit in ordered line
the bookshelves of libraries. .

You flow
in the secret steeplechase
of my soul
for there is no virgin
to tempt you to sleep
in dewy decimal system
proper abode for symbolic alchemy.

No french tapestry
to imply
your imprisonment in fabric design...

i am sorry my dear unicorn
that no longer

does this world
believe in unicorns…
it has outgrown you
and has chain its mind
with textbooks
as children
grow into scientists
how easy are dreams traded
for stethoscopes
and visions for telescopes.

but you my sweet unicorn
may live inside me
and hurtle in my creativity.
until the moon becomes too worn
to orbit calendars
and verses no longer flow
like oceans
to the seas of soul.
or as i read the turning of hands
on clock as auspicious omens ..

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Comment By: PremiumDan J. Mazurek on July 15, 2014 12:12:09 PM Report

powerful i have no words to describe what i just read.


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