Petrarchan Sonnet
October 3, 2012

my heart

my heart, to you, is a throw away thing
it’s a cheap plastic lighter
running out of gas.
the more i burn
the less i am.
and i cannot do, but yearn
and scream,
“just stop.”

my heart, to you, is a throw away thing.
wasting like the core of finished fruit
faded from your eye.
those lashes flicker away from me now,
and gaze
the other way.

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November 4, 2011

Love Yonder
by Elexa Rose
 
I am the colour of laughter after tears
A fresh smile, it’s going to be okay.
I am the warm, crisp air after the storm clears.
The liberation of a brand new day.
Handwritten words between old friends
Kisses in the night, half hidden in dreams.
I am the perfect memory after the moment ends.
The sweet nostalgia, the smile that gleams.
I cannot hold your hand tonight
Though I long so long I imagine that I do.
You see me only in an ambivalent, fading light.
Maybe you know my face, someone you once knew.
I am the tears before the colour of laughter.
I am nor here, now, before or after.