Like Icarus

With ruddy hands we held on zealously to a dream / Our salted tears, sweat and blood / Flowed and formed mud beneath our feet / And only by…

Icarus Can Hang

Molten totem / glowsome core, / if the sun / then I / given love / and fallen in, / am higher than / the sky.

Icarus

“What are boundaries / Unless to be / Pushed?” You demand.” The / Sky is no / Longer our / Limit.” You crow. “The / Depths are for our /…

Icarus, laughing fell

Rules and tethers are all they teach, / Daughters and sons they must beseech. / “This is to Fail.”, and “This leads to Hell.” / And as we g…

Searching for love (an Icarus quest)

The imprint of a hand

Remember

Remember when Pluto was a planet? / Remember when we danced to forget? / Remember when my smile was swallowed? / Remember when haunted thou…

just icarus

if we never meet / i’ll see you on / the other side / the other side / if we never meet / i’ll see you on / the other side / ou…

Icarus Eyes

And she took her wings / and stood before the winds of destiny / and let them blow her to the sun.

Ethereal vs earthy

You are ethereal, elemental. / It reminds me, I am earthy, grounded. / The differences between us seem endless, / And from myth, I feel my …

Taste of Hope

We chewed on feathers / left from the wings of Icarus.

Icarus’ Suicide

A saffron circle: / daisy without corolla / looking for petals / the last one has been picked… / He just flew to the circle

icarus

it is the disturbed that write the best / because they are lit from within / by an itchy glow, / a humming deep inside each muscle / that s…

wings of earth

I spread them. My fresh wings. He strapped them to my shoulders and placed his mouth next to my ear and whispered to me. / “Fly!̶…

Icarus

His naked arms flap feebly in the void / And Icarus discovers that, aloft, / He bears no more resemblance to a bird / Than, to a worm, he b…

The Icarus Syndrome

Today I felt the heat of the Icarus Syndrome… / Scorch marks leave a trail across my tender soul…

Fly like Icarus

I flew like / Icarus / to the / Sun…

Icarus

It dances before him. / His eyes are frozen. / He is drawn closer, / Pulled in by its radiating heat. / Its golden, tanned arms reach into …

Icarus’ Spirit

Waves crash agains sun-moulded rocks, / Seagulls fly majesticall throught the air, / Swooping down upon suspected prey, / Sunbeams reflect …

Icarus

Is my past beyond memory?

Icarus

how many times have you failed / how many times have you fell / those wicked scars will show them all / those tears will tell them all / do…

ICARUS

… you are trapped / in the body of an animal / like a stone in its silence…

my Icarus baby………………

Johnnie had grown to love his new friend

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