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by John Ilotan


I get lost in you
exploring the depths of a celestial sea
I am Magellan without a compass
searching the pacific
for a storm to ride
unraveling like a string of stars
pulled from the fabric
of the night sky
then set free to dissolve
in tempestuous
saline waves
crashing over me

06/21/2003

Author's Note: For my beatuiful wife

Posted on 06/21/2003
Copyright © 2019 John Ilotan

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Maryellen Lebeda-Parra on 06/21/03 at 06:00 PM

and a lucky wife she is!

Posted by Marjorie Anne Reagan on 06/22/03 at 03:25 PM

Beauty in it's highest form is Love. You showed it here!

Posted by Vimal Rony on 06/22/03 at 09:41 PM

What a lovely dedication!Both of u are lucky.

Posted by Max Bouillet on 06/23/03 at 04:06 PM

Beautiful and fluid... I could almost feel and hear waves crash.... great imagery.

Posted by Lacy D Phillips on 06/25/03 at 04:05 AM

Now that's just touching!

Posted by Jeanne Marie Hoffman on 07/25/03 at 07:23 AM

romantic, and vivid!

Posted by Ginette T Belle on 08/22/03 at 07:46 PM

words have escaped me...I'm in awe as I always am when I read your poems..more, more...

Posted by Mike Loftis on 09/21/04 at 01:06 AM

I was trying to pick out my favorite line to highlight but I can't. Each line is exceptional.

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