Image for the poem Revelations (Framed Daylight)

Revelations (Framed Daylight)

'So many things I had thought forgotten
Return to my mind with stranger pain:
 Like letters that arrive addressed to someone
Who left the house so many years ago.
― Philip Larkin
In a still moment, I heard them
within a profusion of inane other things,
Burning, caressing absurdities
with their persistence, their announcement.
Why must I endure them; they only mock
my sentience with their grandiose visions
spilling forth like the sweetest wine
intoxicating sensibilities,
my logical conclusions stymied.
Oh, revelatory absurdity
how you tempt me
to love foolishly,
unabashedly, fully and fatally.
I cannot live by your temptation alone,
you are only a dream.
I revel in everything else;
the raw realness of framed daylight,
as your lofty clouds drift by me,
high and afar.
Written by PoetsRevenge
Published | Edited 11th Nov 2019
Author's Note
I've been feeling a bit Phillip Larkin, studying him a bit..👑📖📚
All writing remains the property of the author. Don't use it for any purpose without their permission.
likes 5 reading list entries 3
comments 10 reads 189
monkeyman Ahavati Josh
Commenting Preference: 
The author is looking for friendly feedback.

Latest Forum Discussions
Today 00:50am by badmalthus
Today 00:45am by DaisyGrace
Today 00:29am by Ahavati
2nd December 2020 11:00pm by SweetKittyCat5
2nd December 2020 10:41pm by SweetKittyCat5
2nd December 2020 10:09pm by RhymeOrReason