Building Love

Posted: February 17, 2014 in Poetry
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Through the windows of your face
I see two leaning towers
Which can only be supported by my column

We speak not the language of love
But rather a tower of babble
Which can only be deciphered on the walls of your pyramid

How did we build a castle of love so weighty in its weightlessness?
Will we walk these doorless corridors forever?
Should we be the tomb or the temple?

  1. Miranda Stone says:

    Ooh, I like the word play on Tower of Babble (Babel). The lyricism and alliteration are beautiful as well. Excellent poem!

  2. simply. amazing. seriously. this may be one of my favorites ever of yours! the imagery and the depth of what you are saying is just brilliant.

  3. xmarrsx says:

    I really like this one… the wordplay and flow.. Amazing !!!!

  4. tlboehm says:

    should we be the tomb or temple. Incredible line. Well done.

  5. redgladiola says:

    I’ve never seen love compared to buildings before! I love how you cycle through different types to show how unsure the narrator is. Nice work! =)

  6. haddyism says:

    Why not just ask the lady out? Just a thought

  7. bejamin4 says:

    Then again, it is a taboo blog. So I’m probably wrong. Everything is personal is some way or another. You think she knows I’m thinking about her?

  8. the images here are so striking, especially “will we walk these doorless corridors forever”
    something about that just, mmm. I’m a sucker for assonance.
    awesome post.

  9. Lex Garcia says:

    I particularly loved this piece (: This is going to be one of my favorite poems of yours. Entirely wonderful. Genius use of metaphor (: More please! Haha

  10. F.G.M. says:

    Beautiful! Because I am a neo-plantonist, I think we should be the temple…, or more precisely, we ARE the temple. Thank you πŸ™‚

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