Your heart chaotic

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Your heart chaotic
You wanted a love lawless
As the drifting snow
Caressing the grave locking
You in death’s jealous embrace

(Dedicated to the fickle lovers of the world)

Depth Charge: Some allusions contained in these 5 lines of 31 syllables: “Behavior lawless as snow-flakes” from Walt Whitman’s Song of Myself, section 39 in the linked version;  “And when Sergeant Death in his cold arms doth embrace me,” from The Bard of Armagh, which I’ve often interpreted as a riposte to the lines: “The grave’s a fine and private place,/ But none, I think, do there embrace.” from Andrew Marvell’s To His Coy Mistress; and  “Of the chaos called our hearts.” from my own poem, Remaindered.

To read Songs about Sex, Death & Cicadas by Andrew Grimes Griffin, just click on the link. To download a pdf, right click on the link and select “Save link as…”


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