I wrote this poem when I was 17. It makes me smile and I celebrate the passion and sensuality I see here – and that has never left me.
Our speechless conversation thus followed:
He told me I must go with him out of this world
We were to meet at the dawning
And I began to understand the luscious language of the sprites
My inferior lost world had
evaporated, so gladly I left it
The seduction complete, we left at
the break of dawn
Levitated towards the depth above
With mean humanity below us
Daylight was fading and something
lurked unseen and laughing
A sultry rogue with libidinous eyes
He stood by the lush tree
I saw more of them, laughing
strangers with a cooler kind of smile
He told me to leave now or stay
Then he took my hand
After that we never spoke in words
But I read his eyes and he read
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Dr. Ellen Anne Burns is an actress, writer, mother, teacher, and student, not necessarily in that order. She was brought up in Belfast, Northern Ireland, where she has just completed her PhD in Applied Drama. She believes in a holistic spiritual practice, involving meditation, self love and discovery, learning and practicing forgiveness, gratitude and love every day. Ellen wishes to support and guide others on their own journey of self and love, especially with a view to romantic relationships. She is a mentor on Gabrielle Bernstein’s-HerFuture.com and is thrilled to be one of the founding members of The Daily Sisterhood Blog. If you wish to contact Ellen please message her here, and she will respond as soon as she can.