Velvet shadows

Velvet shadows

When the valley curves in lavender
under the twilight blood, I fear
that the stardust of your eyes
will remain forever in my veins,
to tarnish the knot of brittle dreams,
keeping the monsoon clouds away.

When the last words vanish, nebulously,
behind the metal doors of pain,
I know, the adieu will flutter,
dying dismally on my lips and
only the fragrance of your kiss
will hold distant the ocean of sins.

And when the echoes of the dawn
find me alone, with drizzling heart
over the ink in the letters of your name,
I wish I could save the piece of moonlight
over the velvet shadows of laughter and
ecru, rose petals that you gave me.

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“Velvet petals” by Blaga Todorova

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© 2012  Broken Sparkles

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22 Responses to “Velvet shadows”

  1. Just A Smidgen Says:

    This is so beautifully written…

  2. celestealluvial Says:

    Oh I have so missed your magical poetic words, Sparkles! Very, very nice….I was immersed in dreams of ‘velvet’…..
    Celeste

  3. Victoria C. Slotto Says:

    So many wonderful images, Blaga.

  4. abichica Says:

    gorgeous creation!! :-)

  5. Cynthia Ann Katon-Alfonso Says:

    You weave magical velvety poetry, Blaga, thanks for sharing!

  6. Emma Says:

    I love your word choices in so many places here, it’s a feast for me as a reader…and that rose looks edible, what a gorgeous picture :)

    • Broken Sparkles Says:

      I read somewhere that there is a type of roses that could be made into a salad, I think in China. Your comment made me search where I read it but so far haven’t found the article :) Thank you Emma, always a pleasure to have you around!

  7. deadpoet88 Says:

    Magical lines, a feast for the senses! Beautiful imagery once again! And that is a beautiful photo :)

  8. Eclipse Says:

    ….It’s funny how we always choose to save what hurts the most…
    Beautifully written Blaga…(and that is nothing new over here :) )

  9. Jamie Dedes Says:

    Such a sense of wistfulness…Sad …but beautifully done, a bouquet of images.

    The photograph is perfect, Blaga.

  10. dragonkatet Says:

    Not only are you a great poet, but now I see that you are a fantastic photographer, too! Such talent. :) Thanks for always making me smile, dear Blaga.


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