Progression #24

[Chapter Seven- “The Cemetery” — Part Four of Six]

progression number twenty-four

{To be continued…}

[Original writing by Sharlie Messinger-Lattimer]

[Original photography by J. E. Lattimer]

© 2012 J. E. Lattimer / Sharlie Messinger-Lattimer all rights reserved

***The original version of this poem can be found here-

http://m00nsh1n3.com/2012/08/15/latent ***

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***[For my subscribers who do not read English]***

Latent-

You came to me

in a dream

Obscured

blurry expressions

shadowed by

my subconscious

A delusion

A ghost

Fading and ebbing

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A mind clouded

Surreal fingers

reaching

for a fragment

of something

attainable

anything to grasp

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Reaching for

a nightmare

upon sweat drenched

clouds

a pillow

to soak up

the shock

of reality

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The stars above me

bleed jagged

teardrops

A circling mind

Moonbeam halos

spinning an illusion

A soft

feather-like whisper

upon

a dewdrop memory

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Falling fast asleep

to a dreadful lullaby

Glittering dust

in a blackened sky

An apparition

floating upon desire

Charlotte closed the small notebook and sighed…

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16 thoughts on “Progression #24

    1. Thanks very much, mobius faith! Yes, that is the eventual plan– I’m also working on a graphic novel that has not been shared on the internet. I’m hoping to have that one finished by the end of the winter, if all goes well. Thanks for reading & keep up the great work over there!

    1. Thank you, Felicia! I knew when I started this series that I wanted to run off on a poetry collaboration tangent at some point, it just took a bit longer to get there than I originally thought it would… Thanks for reading and enjoy the rest of the weekend! 🙂

  1. Hi there, I agree with domtakis “the stars bleed jagged teardrops” is a great set up of words & “feather like whisper upon a dewdrop memory ” conjures a good feeling in me.

    1. Thank you very much! This collaboration was challenging & a lot of fun- I’m glad that so many people enjoyed the result! Have a great day! 🙂

  2. “… a pillow to soak up the shock of reality…” I’ve been looking for one of those for years! Sadly, I can never find one in Housewares… : P

    1. Ha! Thanks for the great comment, Mark- Yeah, I haven’t found one of those pillows yet, either- Maybe I should check Amazon. Have a great day!

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