O MARIE!

O’ MARIE

…..

TANGLED IN WEED

…..

He was tangled in weed, tangled in weed

Distanced by her lip-gloss smile

Stranded, marooned, curtailed, ejected

He wandered the earth looking for solace

For a rolled pillow on which he may lay his head

Not a soft, rich bosom, nor a lapful of gold

A regular soldier’s palette bed made of straw

A welcome word, a familiar smile, a kind gesture

Not even a knot of grass woven by careworn hands

.

When sense and reason mend he saw through the amber

He saw the drunken Lord which had made him smile

Pavement stones wet, not wet with sweat, or blood or tears

What waste of time? what futility? what hands he’d held? 

What moments lost? what frailty? what arms so cold?

He brushed a woman’s arm, although she had not minded

Not blinded, had been kind in blue, not cold of feeling

Feelings true, feelings that once grew and slew dragons

Marie you hurt no one but yourself & ole dismembered me

.

writtenbyedenbray10.09.2019 

 

 

 

About edenbray

I've always enjoyed writing and thats all I want to do... .. . I’m not sure why I stopped writing, was it 9/11? .. . Eden Bray is born ugly, wet and covered in blood, mucous and bodily functions. The effluence of my short life .. . I'm a Writer and Artist - since 1966, now a Blogger ~ I write lots of poems, written essays, articles, reviews, opinion + comment .. . please join the shebang but more importantly please leave me a marker with a comment for my ego and my encouragement :- thanks, edenbray
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