Iconoclast II

By dwells

Once I had my pride
Between lapses of loneliness
Before you blinded me

Like a shaggy Sampson
Each arm encircling an alabaster pillar
At the portico of your pagan temple
Giving you what you need
As the shaking begins

“My God!” – your gasping affirmation
Holding you amongst broken pedestals
In your pantheon of imposters
There are no victims now
Only the dust and us
As the seed implants

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Copyright 2017 dwells
Published on Saturday, March 18, 2017.     Filed under: "Personal" and "Poetry"

Author's Note:

what she really needs...
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  • Cassette On Wednesday, November 8, 2017, Cassette (286)By person wrote:

    *sigh* very nice.

  • A former member wrote: You write very well. Awesome piece of writing.

  • Magdalena On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, Magdalena (929)By person wrote:

    shaggy sampson brought those pillars down with this piece. Love the visual as well as the written word. Great stuff Dan.

  • syzygy On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, syzygy (54)By person wrote:

    This is very sad to me. It whispers needs unmet. In my mind it sounds like years of wishing for a release that never came, all a man's dreams turned to dust foremost for a woman's pleasing. Guess that's cause my parents were like that and honestly when they divorced it made me happy. Maybe there's only one life. Makes me think of the movie American Beauty. How he broke out and got free. This meant a lot to me.

  • Kaiser Black On Tuesday, March 21, 2017, Kaiser Black (1331)By person wrote:

    I can always tell when it's your work yet it always seems fresh. That first stanza really sets the tone. "Holding you amongst your pedestals in your pantheon of imposters" more brilliance from you dan. Great stuff.

  • molock On Monday, March 20, 2017, molock (304)By person wrote:

    Dan you are a priceless gem my brother .... from the heart, God bless. stunned and speechless - mo

  • Mad Hatter On Monday, March 20, 2017, Mad Hatter (19)By person wrote:

    The atmosphere here blends well and makes for a beautiful write indeed.

  • Rebs On Sunday, March 19, 2017, Rebs (839)By person wrote:

    I can feel the subtle eroticism and romanticism in this write, and it makes me blush just a tiny bit. The seed is planted in more ways than one, my dear Dan. Very lovely indeed. Queen Reb;).

  • out there On Sunday, March 19, 2017, out there (274)By person wrote:

    Yeah great analogy .. I love the Samson verse.. and the opening verse/3 lines really tells it all. very nice piece

  • Drea On Saturday, March 18, 2017, Drea (1329)By person wrote:

    I am truly a fan. This has such emotion and the visuals are amazing. I'm envious of the way you convey such a punch with not many words. Write on.

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