A Tangle Of Nimbus Emotions (A 15-Poet(ess) Collaboration)

Posted: February 14, 2015 in Collaborative Poetry, Poetry
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Love is love
When the blood
Dances to your heart
Frolicking flippantly
With my tender emotions
Right from the start

My love is a target
Lined up in crosshairs
Goalposts ever moving
Nimbus-emotions brooding
Catching me unawares
We speak a foreign language
Only we understand
Vulnerable feelings
handed over with trust
Remembered dalliances
Unquenchably combust
With allure and healing

Love is the danger of the unknown
Or the warm soft pillow
We rest our heads on at night
Love is the tender touch
Erasing life’s bitter tears
And the kiss that forever sears
Love is fluid motion
Waves ever tumbling
Toward passion’s shore
Swirling sensibilities
That beckon for more

Together, we set out
Our sailboat follows the wind
Love is a tangle
Of nothing simple
And still often
We write our love
On each-other’s hearts
Not caring if the word is misspelled
Yet, clinging to the reaction
We’ve all sought to receive
Lover’s voyage, lives and breathes

By Benjamin Grossman and Christopher Rupley and Hastywords and Lizzi R. and Helena Hann-Basquiat and jadedmess and Phen Weston and Marissa Bergen and Dana Glover and BruisedBelly and Kelly Lewis and August MacGregor and Johnny Ojanpera and DiAnne Ebejer and Audrey Dawn

Make sure to visit, and follow these blogs by clicking the names above. This poem was a collaborative effort by the above fifteen poets where each wrote two to three lines in the poem. The names appear in order of their lines appearing in the poem. Thanks again for everyone who made this possible!

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Comments
  1. bruisedbelly says:

    Reblogged this on The Migraine Chronicles and commented:
    Holy Love Collaboration Batman 🙂

  2. Phen Weston says:

    Reblogged this on "You must suffer me to go my own dark way" and commented:
    A Valentines poem by 15 poet(esse)s, including moi

    Enjoy… And check out their blogs if you don’t already know them

  3. Kelly says:

    Reblogged this on Kelly's Wandering Mind and commented:
    There’s a whole lotta talent and love shared in this grand collaboration. Special thanks to our host, Ben, for putting this together! Happy Valentines Day – Enjoy!

  4. Oh, it came out really beautiful! Thank you so much! I’m glad to have been a part of it.

  5. Reblogged this on Oldest Daughter & Red Headed Sister and commented:
    Love…
    Thanks for putting this together, Ben. Your effort does not go unnoticed. Happy Valentine’s Day!

  6. Johnny Ojanpera says:

    This turned out really well! HappyValentine’s Day everyone! 🙂

  7. Johnny Ojanpera says:

    Reblogged this on johnny ojanpera and commented:
    A Valentine collaboration. ♡

  8. What a brilliant idea, and very successfully executed. Bravo to you all!

  9. Dana Renee says:

    Reblogged this on Message in a Bottle and commented:
    Thank you, Ben!!! Loved being a part of this!! 🙂

  10. A wonderful result to this big collaboration! Benjamin, thank you for taking the time to coordinate all of us to pull the project together. This was a really neat idea!

  11. Aquileana says:

    Excellent poem….
    My favorite verses are:
    “Love is fluid motion
    Waves ever tumbling
    Toward passion’s shore”
    All the best to you. Aquileana 😀

  12. Incredible collaboration! That was a great idea, Benjamin!!!!

  13. What a wonderful result to your collaboration! We’ll done! 🙂

  14. What a great idea!! I love the one about love being a target lined up in crosshairs!

  15. nottooold2 says:

    Great minds, great words, great feelings, great love. Well Done to all of you. 🙂

  16. jadedmess says:

    This was a lot of fun…thanks everyone!

  17. kirsten says:

    You all did a fantastic job! Having done some poetry collaborations myself, I know how hard it can be to have each person’s individual style flow into the next. You all made it look effortless. Of course, all of you are ridiculously talented, so it’s not really a surprise that it was awesome!!

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