So in love with the world was he
that there
at the end of all things
he could not bear to accept that all
would be lost

So he gathered the deepest blue of the sea
and set it within her eyes
he took the smell of a spring rain
and set it within her voice
he collected the stars from the heavens
and placed them within her smile
he pulled the moonlight from the roof of the world
and placed it beneath her skin
And though it scorched his hands
he seized the sun’s fire
and set it within her hair

and when the great yawing black
had finished
and all the remained was dust

we gathered upon the edge of creation
and we found her, there
and we remembered
and her name was


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48 Responses to Simulacrum…

  1. Beautiful, simply beautiful and so well crafted. So delicate with each word.

  2. I wasn’t expecting that last verse which made the whole all the more complete…

  3. This is gorgeous Eric. Wonderful.

  4. blindzanygirl says:

    Oh wow! This is so beautiful. Very moving

  5. Rita says:

    Absolutely beautiful, My Brother ❤️

  6. Absolutely amazingly beautiful Eric. ♥️

  7. Reblogged this on House of Heart and commented:
    Who could resist…not I.

  8. Patty says:

    Ok. I have a new favorite crafted by you. Wow.

  9. Oh, my gosh. There’s a stirring in my heart. This is beautiful. ❤

  10. Wow, Eric, take a bow!

  11. Angela says:

    Gorgeous, Eric!

  12. WaltPage says:

    A magnificent poetic masterpiece!

  13. WaltPage says:

    Reblogged this on Walt's Writings and commented:
    A magnificent poetic masterpiece!

  14. Reblogging to sister site “Timeless Wisdoms”

  15. Just commenting so I can check the “subscribe” box 😊

  16. Pingback: Simulacrum… – Timeless Wisdoms

  17. Your imagery in this poem is lively from start to finish and your diction just makes it all the better! ~Kelsey

  18. Angela says:

    Stunning, Eric!

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