Wait to steal a fleeting glimpse again,
Breezy, curtain folds, lifts anticipation,
Ecstatic, electric thrill moving slow- emotive dispersion.
Your hideout, you in the bower hid,
Love stands still , hope anchored,
Me a pebble, a ripple, a vagrant.
Darkness. Then a candle glow, your face.
Flicker. Glow nine times over.
Then the wind. Long shadows. My Longing.
That memory haunts: your fretful visage, scared,
The fear of immeasurable love,
Disconsolate, drooped, dispirited walk away; unbending time.
You waft irrepressibly: my dreams, fragrance, roses,
Vital thoughts ricochet in energy,
Disperse into deep recesses in slow momentum.
A countenance I remember, one in multitude,
Passed by with swift glance,
Defiant, disregardful of me, time and love
Your eyelashes flickered, my heart fluttered wild,
On them dream flute played,
You coyly looked away, freeze the frame.
Denuded, deforested, deflowered: earth, woods, meadows- retribution,
Dry, brown arid, thirsty terrain,
I am expropriated by the ecology ruin.
Shall we begin anew? In joy, renewed?
Pleasure of your presence regained?
Exquisite: you, me and the unsaid word?
Stuttering speakers, competitive debaters, hesitant moderators, echoes.
Lunch expectations, spectators seem psychos,
Sly stares of organizers, all around anti-machos.