Your Electric Face

You were the fresh talking peach,
The sunny harmony of a big world,
The monumental new day strike.

You spoke the sleepy wisdoms of honey
And laughed like the mellowest siren,

But your liquid eyes
Dawned behind windows
As you knuckled my spine
And then strayed like the wind.

Your electric face was like a disease
And you left me talking to failure,
Looking high into an empty sky empire,
My stare wild as dust
As the stars learned nostalgia.

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8 Responses to “Your Electric Face”

  1. you left me talking to failure-awesome phrasing! Enjoy the rally!
    http://lynnaima.wordpress.com/2011/04/04/a-silent-cry/

  2. stars learned nostalgia…

    well done…love the line in the end.

    A++

  3. irisdeurmyer Says:

    you left me talking to failure

    excellent line. Vivid imagery. Good luck poet

  4. Jessica Says:

    And it started so sweetly too…! lol
    Some real passion in the later words, sounds like she let you down bad.

    http://jessicasjapes.wordpress.com/2011/04/04/moments/

  5. I like it.

  6. dunstancarter Says:

    Cheers Iris

  7. had this image of someone standing on an edge with dust flying staring into the abyss. awesome read.

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