Afterglow

Afterglow

Let’s hold on tight as we watch with delight
The sun’s blinding light dancing against the skyline
Let’s kiss our sweetest kiss, feel the warmth of the sun
Passing through every edge, every corner of the window

Let’s write the sweetest, most passionate lyrical verse
In multiple metaphors and crazy hyperbole
As the sun’s colors dance elegantly upon the
Reflection of your endearing and charming eyes

Let’s sing an enchanting and magical melody of love
On top of our lungs, like the world is yours and mine
Enjoying every beat, every chorus, every chant
As we keep an eye on the sun’s vibrant glow

Baby, let’s stop the clock hold on tight watch with delight
The sun’s blinding light dancing against the skyline
Reminding us that without each other, life would be like
A world without sunshine, without poetry, without melody

And when the sun is out, let’s enjoy basking together
In the afterglow of our love

Happy Pill (A Double Aloueta)

Happy Pill (A Double Aloueta)

happy hormone pill

that’s what you are still

so deliciously tempting

always crave for more

keep a bunch to store

sweet, sinful, agonizing

heaven is your taste

i ingest in haste

my blissful and sinful friend

once never enough

i want more so bad

a friend or a foe indeed

For Sadje’s WDYS https://lifeafter50forwomen.com/2021/10/11/what-do-you-see-103-october-11-2021/

Aloueta was created by Jan Turner, consists of two or more stanzas of 6 lines each, (12 lines or more)

with the following set rules: Syllabic: 5/5/7/5/5/7 Rhyme Scheme:  aabccb

The form name is a French word meaning ‘skylark’ or larks that fly high, the association to the lark’s song being appropriate for the musical quality of this form.

Thanks to Kate for introducing this form https://aroused.blog/2021/10/04/aloueta/

I Look For You

I Look For You

in a land where magic happens
where supernatural forces 
make impossible things possible,
such as making people disappear
or controlling events in nature
i look for you…

in a land where fairy tales are true
where “once upon a time” is now
where princesses, talking animals,
evil queens, witches, and goblins
live in perfect harmony
i look for you

in a land where the past and future collide
where technology meets nature at its finest
where humans and androids are buddies
where homes are flying up in the sky
and the land below is nothing but
a reflection of a blissful life
i look for you

i look for you anywhere everywhere all the time

For Sadje’s WDYS https://lifeafter50forwomen.com/2021/10/04/what-do-you-see-102-october-4-2021/

Love

Happy and blessed Sunday dear friends and poets.
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Sending y’all love on a Sunday morning (or afternoon, or evening)
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Love

i didn’t know i could wear this
as my best, most fashionable accessory
that i’d be stylishly elegant on this

i didn’t know i could carry it
with delightful grace and composure
that i’d look sophisticated on this

i didn’t know i could move perfectly flawless, impeccable, and unblemished with it
that i’d be lovelier on this

i didn’t know love indeed
could look pretty on me
until i had you 

Whisper

Whisper

you whisper “i love you baby” in my ear

“your voice is warm and tender” and

“when you put your arms around me, 

you let me know there’s nothing in this world i can’t do.”

‘cos “i’ve known it from the moment that we met

no doubt in my mind where you belong”

yes you belong only to me “and i want to spend my life with you”

baby, “i never loved someone the way that i love you”

you whisper “i will be loving you ’til we’re 70”

my heart skips a beat, my heart flutters

my mind screams of forever, a forever in time

“so it goes some things are meant to be”

baby, “this is our fate, i’m yours” 

“you’re my end and my beginning”

“you’ll always be a part of me i’m part of you indefinitely”

you whisper “marry me”, the sweetest most endearing

thing i ever heard my whole life had, and so i said yes, for 

“in your heart, i see the start of every night and every day”

so, baby stay with me, live with me,

i really would love to hear you whisper in my ear

how much you love me, always and forever

This is a Cento, I saw this form in kate’s blog, and I thought its a fun form. (https://aroused.blog/2021/09/30/love-story/) Also, Punam’s take on this is brilliant (https://paeansunpluggedblog.wordpress.com/2021/09/29/a-lyrical-love-story/) so I gave it a try.

cento is a poetical work wholly composed of verses or passages taken from other authors. I chose to take verses from different songs as indicated below:

”I love you, baby” Frank Sinatra

“Power of Love” Celine Dion

”Somebody Like You” Keith Urban,

“Make You Feel My Love” by Adele

“Let’s Stay Together” by Al Green

“Fallin'” by Alicia Keys

“Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran

“Can’t Help Falling in Love” by Elvis Presley

“I’m Yours” by Jason Mraz

“All of Me” by John Legend

“Always Be My Baby” by Mariah Carey

“Marry Me” Bruno Mars

“The Best” by Tina Turner

Loneliness Too

With almost 8 billion people in the world, how could anyone be lonely, and yet any of us may feel “transient” loneliness though and that’s undeniable.
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Loneliness Too

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can we measure love by numbers?
can we tell when it’s less or more than enough?
can we scream in great despair when hurt?
can we wallow in deep agony when in pain?

can we measure loneliness by numbers?
can we cry in volume when it’s too much?
can we silence our hearts when we could bear no more?
can we tamper our soul when it’s too heavy?

maybe “yes”
maybe “no”
i really don’t know
but
my dear know that my love for you is immeasurable, not by numbers,
not even by deeds,
nor by an act of kindness

i love you with the kind of love i know
i love you with the amount of love my heart could carry, and that’s why my love
my heart screams loneliness when i am not with you, the kind of loneliness that can never be calculated

by numbers or by volume
my loneliness is mine, and mine alone to feel
my loneliness is present, evident even in
the most endearing, the most passionate,
the most romantic love poem i write
because my pen is bleeding in pain
because my muse is crying in vain,
because my mind is spinning,
and my heart stops beating love 

Blue

Blue

blue is the sunshine since you’ve been gone
and it sure feels cold even with the hot blazing sun
i keep second guessing, how long ’till my body temperature drops
and my heart stops working normally
for baby, without you is colder than the coldest cold
and missing you is bluer than the bluest blue

blue is the horizon since i saw you last
and it sure feels lonely and alone for even the birds begun to sing in a melancholic chorus tone
i keep thinking, how long ’till sorrow takes over
and misery slowly, quietly move closer to me
for baby, without you is colder than the coldest cold
and missing you is bluer than the bluest blue

blue is the moon since we kissed goodbye
and it sure feels like oblivion even with night’s
starry sky
i keep anticipating, how long ’till my mind lost control
of my sanity, my balance, my prudence
for baby, without you is colder than than coldest cold
and missing you is bluer than the bluest blue

blue is my life without your kiss
blue is my feeling without your touch
blue, is all that i am without you by my side

For Sadje’s WDYS https://lifeafter50forwomen.com/2021/09/27/what-do-you-see-101-september-27-2021/

Baby, I Need You

I have been MIA for a little while, I miss y’all.. and so today’s poem is in honor and in celebration of “everything” and “everyone” we’ve all missed so badlly.
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Baby, I Need You
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baby i need you like the rhythm needs a rhyme
together, they make the perfect partners in melody crime
baby i need you as the singer needs a song together, they make the absolute musical deal
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baby i need you like the pen needs the paper together, they make the flawless keeper of secrets
baby i need you as the line needs a word or two together, they make a faultless verse
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baby i need you like the plot needs a twist together, they make an ideal denouement
baby i need you as the writer needs inspiration, together, they make an excellent
storyteller
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baby i need you in many ways you may not even be aware of, but most of all
baby i, need you as the poet needs a muse
together, we make the quintessential epic poetry duo, an absolute literary genius
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“everybody needs someone, and i need you” 
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I Will Love You Forever, Too

Happy Wednesday my dearest friends and poets.
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Today, the physical copy of my 5th poetry book “I Will Love You Forever, Too” arrived.
This book contains the beautifully crafted foreword of @jeam.precieux, @drkeypoints
and @arvientures92, and special thank you to my creative consultant, and my editor @coronaditya
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To all my Filipino readers who ordered for the physical copy of the book, it will be on your way soon…
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I am, and will forever be grateful to you all for making it No. 1 NEW RELEASE IN THE CATEGORY, POETRY ON LOVE, both in Amazon and Kobo in less than 24 hours of its release, and it stayed on the Amazon TOP 100 BESTSELLING BOOK FOR MORE THAN A MONTH
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WITH A GRATEFUL HEART, I SEND MY LOVE TO YOU ALL.💕💕💕
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Dreams do come true. Believe. Work hard. Be good. Be Kind. It will happen when you deserve it. TRUST ME. Mine happened just as i thought it won’t.
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I never gave up. I never stopped believeing in dreams.
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I never stopped being kind and generous (even when people around me were/are not), because my papa once said “your dreams will come true when you least expect it and when you don’t allow outside forces to ruin the good that you have in your heart; God will see that and eventually HE will give you your heart’s greatest desire”.
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So, dream on my fellow poets 💕💕💕
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