*When the Bell of the Past Tolls*

The sound of your wings woke me up again.
Heartbeats of you, one dark shadow,
Entering my dream as a secret knight in this realm

Breathing, sounding.
Eternal, the permanent citizen in my town of fiction.
Like a bell of the past,
Like a bell that tolls with a strange tune.

Oh I knew
From the very first time:

That name is going to disturb my peace
Hidden within a pleasent distraction.
Every dream as an infinite chord

Played on the fragile guitar of my life.
A scene so dear to my dormant eyes:
Seeing you flying outside my window
The same way as the centuries ago.

The same way.
On the cold castle’s walls I see your shape.
Lakes in your eyes. Unknown yet familiar.
Love, a strange condition in my heart
Still. Again. And forever.

 ***
© Eclipse 2008 – 2011

Prompted by Poetic Asides

and NaPoWriMo 2011

~ by Eclipse on April 13, 2011.

6 Responses to “*When the Bell of the Past Tolls*”

  1. Well crafted acro … you always amaze me! Congrats on your nomination!! Well deserved ~

  2. Full of feeling

  3. Lakes in your Eyes!!….

    Your words and imagination and depth of feeling always astounds me..each poem you write never repeats… Always so original.. I truly love your inspiration Eclipse… Brilliant.. xx

  4. […] A Broken World: https://eclipseofthemoon.wordpress.com/2011/04/13/when-the-bell-of-the-past-tolls/ […]

  5. Amazing acro !!
    Totally loved it Eclipse ..

    Am I allowed to borrow the line “Every dream as an infinite chord” from this ?

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