timbuckley

timbuckley

Muckross Killarney, Ireland

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a strange affair and other love poems

A strange affair

She was not beautiful / In a classical sense / More round than straight / Her pale skin’s / Luminous alabaster / Was strangely different / …

My Love is a Tree

My love is a tree / I’ve trained / Along a wall / She’s like one / I married / She doesn’t come / When I call / But when I c…

The sweet pea and the wire.

Climb / Wrap your tendrils round me / Coil your thoughts through me / I will lend you strength / Let you grow / Become one with me / And I …

The Dream to become Flesh

Born in february ’62 / and just like you / who graced the paths / I walked / I will grace you with sentences / that will hold your b…

My Love

Your hair like autumn colors / Burning bright and browned / Your skin is like the winter snow / Laying soft upon the ground / Your eyes lik…

How I Miss

How I miss / Tender moments / When a touch / Became a word / A word of love / When the world towered / High into the sky / And lies became…

The goodbye note

Laughter and love tears on your face / Silhouettes like shadows / Their beauty I trace / With a touch of a finger / With the perfume of a …

A poem I called Romance

We gathered flowers from the garden / That stretched along the road / A Mist breathed ethers of love / And in it’s vapors we flowed …

Floating Female in the sea

The sea combs your hair / It’s gravity gone / It floats like treads of silk / Carded by the tide / Your face is an island / Deserted …

Walking on the strand in kilkee.

WALKING ON THE STAND IN KILKEE / CO. CLARE. / The instruments of wind whistle / In a victorian bandstand / Papers pirouette / A poster fla…

The Gift

Let the perfume of the moment / And true loves garment / Become our clothes / It shall conquer the grey bricks / Of loneliness / With a r…

The Longing

As if I had eaten a cake of salt / Crystalline crumbing on my tongue / That parched the longing in my ears / For the note in harmony, toget…

Stolen love.

The night they met / In the silver slipper / On the second dance / Her heel broke / He walked her home / And she stole his heart / Although…

The Affair

I came to your door / But before I made a sound / It opened like a yawn / said you were expecting me / I told you why I was here / I want…

How Nice It is to Love

Your softness tickles my strength / Play dominoes with my desires / Till one by one they all fall / Like clothes and inhibitions / lost in …

Coming Home

When I entered, / I heard a sigh / Echo / In the hollow caves of your heart / A flock of Birds flew from your hair / Circled thrice befor…

Drop Your Words

Drop your words at my door / Leafing through I select the positive / I Put them to my nose like truffles / For unless they smell pure and r…

Strawberry love

I will comb you hair / let it fall upon your shoulders / near where the white pearls / sparkle at your nape / and your warm breast / so in…

Young Love

We slept between the Furrows / We dug with worries plough / We walked beside the river / That whispered beneath willow bough / We held our …

Song for Beara

I will not forget you Beara / Nor the winding words you wove / Curling like the seas / Whose crystals sparkle in your Cove / Daring Colors…

I wonder

I wonder whats inside the mind / beyond oblivion’s / Lake-like -dream / that mesmerizes memories / Petrifies thoughts / Like stone.. …

dabbling in erotica

Inspirings thoughts / listening ears / massaged away / my little fears / you gave me words / when nothing came / your kisses sunshine / i…

Let me peel you from your skin.

Let me peel you / From your skin / Of satin silk so blue / And touch you with / The lips you love / That longed to kiss / You too / Undress…

She murmured like a stream under my surface

She murmured like a stream / Under my surface / And for long the needle / Of my rictor scale never stirred / But in the summer when I call…

I want to be Delicious

I want to be delicious / I want to taste just right / When you put your lips / Upon me in the warm half light / And cars lights shine upon …

When you came home.

When you came home / I kissed your rainy face / And felt I touched a lace / More delicate / Than an orchid bloom / For your sweet perfume …

ADIEU

In a dream your hair was a running stream / Dipped in the suns setting rays / Yet a curse was cast on me for days / And weeks no talk or to…

Loves heartbeat.

Fingers pluck upon a harp / in black victorian dress. / Your stare is now upon me / I am washed in a cold caress / You are running in green…

Elizabethan Love

If a rose is as pink / And as perfect a bloom / As your cheeks blush of cherries / In that green papered room / Pink pale and as lovely / …

Message in a Bottle

Love to meet someone special / do you think it will ever be? / I’d send a message to you / in a bottle cast in the sea / one day when your …

Poem to Marina

Oh! sea sounds in symphony / Surf lashed against the rocks / That sprinkled stars on your face / Combed the seaweeds strangled locks / Us, …

Hands of Understanding

I have woven a dress / From hands that understand / Your curves. / Their silken touch / Warmly folds over you / Holding you like a kite ho…

T’was not my lips kissed but my soul

T’was not my lips kissed, but my soul / T’was not a bit of me, but my whole / T’was not from parched loves longing / But …

She came in Shy

She came in shy / Wrapped in toweled gown / Designer swimsuit underneath / Flip-flops flapped / But my eyes were trapped / By painted toen…

T’was Heaven here on earth a while.

I saw you once, one little while / and then no more. / T’was heaven here, on earth awhile / and then no more. / Your fleeting glances at m…

Love not always perfect

Love love love / All we need is love / But poetic love is / all rainbows and no rain / All happiness no pain / Perfect face breasts l…

Love…. What Beauty

What beauty, words, music plays / soft legato fingers gently touch my keys / as my gown floats, falling to floor / my knees weaken / to …

Last night you came to me

Last night you came to me / I alone, you shook my sleep / Inky droplets on feathered quill / tattoo’s colours in me seep / Told me to…

Be my funny valentine

Be my funny valantine / Play saxophone in my head / Wrap your notes round me / Like coffins round the dead / I’ll   dress you in garm…

Sea dreams

We dreamed ourselves together / In the blue sheets Of the sea / And we rocked inside it’s cradle / Your body wet with me. / The waves…

I miss the little playful words

I miss the little playful words / I splattered In our sea / When we stripped / our inhibitions / To frolic gleefully. / I miss you warm ca…

Tigress

I’d like to be a Tigress / but I am more a putty cat / when you caress and play / with me, on sofas that we sat. / I like to stretch my na…

You Steal My Breath Away

You steal my breath away / Without you there is no me / And I am like a leaf, that’s blown / Upon the stormy sea. / When your close, I feel…

Grey Loves Mortar

Put the costumes on / Grease paint / for the play / Dance upon / the predictable / In an unpredictable way / Don’t follow the herd …

Precious love

I look forward to loving / Without the calculus / Measuring my worth / In economic terms / In material things / Wanted not needed / On mo…

Cupids Target

Cupids arrow aimed / drawing slowly back the string / But to shoot his love in the back / what luck would that bring? / He eyed the neckl…

Chili Pepper Love.

There has to be standards / a homogeny of the same / its not God or I who make the rules / Its Wal-mart, there to Blame / So because they w…

Her eyes followed me where ere I went

Her eyes they followed me / Where ere I went / to stop only  / at the moment spent / Where clocks stood still / And time was buried / Where…

A measured moment in my life

And so it was a moody mother / that measured a moment if my life / that choose a successful man for me / that would marry me as his wife / …

If Every Tear

If every tear would turn the wheel / that makes the world go round / if every silent loving stare / filled songs without a sound / if every…

My Mermaid Love and I

I along the shingle strand / Gathering Cockles, Mussels / Peri-winkle gems in my hand / I listened to the seas wild roar / along this quite…

You offered me you’re beauty

You offered me your beauty / Your sanctuary and a kiss / You sang a love song to me / Did you forget all this? / Your offered me a poem /  …

Love is like kerosene

The day  darkened round us like a fist / Held us in moon-stare moment’s bliss  / Sparked by an accidental kiss / As the curtains of t…

Surrender in the Darkness

Surrender in the darkness / Our hands that never tip / sharing our cup of loneliness / its essence barely sip. / Flesh up an illusion / of …

Luce che Espone

Her back lit by a liquid moon / her face a shadow on the wall / she tip toed to my bedroom / to answer my imagined call / her night dress a…

Your liquid in my embrace

Your liquid in my embrace / Your a puddle on my floor / That I like to splash about in / Before I swim onto your shore / Sweet as blossomed…

I tasted saffron on your skin

I tasted saffron on your skin / It’s robes undone invited in / I touched the pearls / With a moon skin on / Whose effervescent jewels shone…

My Love Is Black with Golden Hair.

My love is black with golden hair / a see through dress she slips inside / I long to taste her straight away / but patients rule, I must ab…

I see through your beauty

I see through your beauty / Your blue phosphorus lashes / Your shapely demeanour  / They way that you sway / Your skirt and it’s fril…

She opens like a flower

She opens like a flower / to the light of the sun / tells me soak / in her bath / of understanding. / She listens in silence / without ques…

Hoping next time you will stay.

Still the waters of the lake / reflecting cloud and sky / the golden reed, the island trees / the white swan passing by. / Shining blue glo…

I couldn’t take the step

I couldn’t take the step to ask you , to take  me to your chamber / A mile high in the sky .The winding stone stairs to the turret in…

My love pass by.

The apples have fallen / the leaves have too / and I have fallen / in love with you / I see you pass / my cottage gate / but you pass on /…