1.05.2011

total eclipse

time passes strangely
like jejune blooms you might choose
for a prom nosegay
splashed with dried breath of baby
pinned to chiffon for one night
hungering for forever.

7 comments:

  1. "time passes strangely
    hungering forever"
    love this. love this!

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  2. you were right, Marian.
    I do love it.

    "pinned to chiffon for one night/ hungering for forever."

    yep.

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  3. Heh-heh... your nose is gay.

    Sorry, but in the past few years I've been having real trouble taking any poem seriously that includes a "Twilight" reference - intentional or otherwise.

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  4. damn you, eric alder!
    i don't know the first thing about stupid twilight. not that you have to take this poem seriously.
    but i'm looking at this, thinking WHAT is he even TALKING about?!?! and i haven't even had my coffee yet.
    okay, so one of the movies/books is called eclipse, is that it?
    if so, i will redeem myself to you by explaining the title of this poem to you. which i do not usually do! but for you, because you will like it, and because you have sullied this here poem, i will do it.
    it is a reference to the theme of my prom, back in the day. total eclipse of the heart by bonnie tyler.
    rock on!

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  5. "Dried breath of baby"
    Love it! Also, I love Bonnie Tyler and that song in particular. Music and lyrics by Jim Steinman, wasn't it? The guy who did the Bat Out Of Hell albums with Meatloaf? Amazing stuff.

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  6. yeah, it may have been jim steinman, now that you mention it. or at least it sounds like it.
    thanks, trollpants.
    oh! i really like saying thanks, trollpants!

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