Gothic Red –dressed as an imperial princess
whose eyes dawn with grayish blues…
Wear your native dress and crimson gloves
to veil your gentle pale-white skin
and freckled constellations born east of Berlin.
Stain my lips with darkened burgundy
as I devour your mouth with fury;
and with Uralic Magyar zeal,
my heart and soul arouse and heal.
~ ~ ~
And such were the professor’s dreams:
illusions and fantasies of the mind
–yet compelling enough to create the world
of Gothic Jill.
The morning sun’s rays
tear through the bedroom window
and spear his sleeping eyes,
waking the artist of fantasies.
The Philosopher opens his eyes
and stares at the smears & stains
on his pillows & sheets: soot & tar.
–You can find the original poem in Caribbean Poet, by Luis S. González-Acevedo or a translated|modified version in Spanish in Poemas Caribeños, por Luis S. González-Acevedo–
Burn the books of old
and hold the Book of Spells to heart.
Delight in the burning smell
while walking into fiery Hell.
Close your eyes… And start
the return to vibrant life once your enchanted soul is sold.
–You can find the poem in Caribbean Poet, by Luis S. González-Acevedo–
Thank you to those who have supported my poetic activity. For a while, I’ve been sharing selections (incomplete) of the poems in my English-language poetry book Caribbean Poet. The shared verses are only samples of the poems in the book. My work with Caribbean Poet has concluded and the only thing that’s left is to let you know that you can continue to support the poet by buying his book at Amazon.com. Again, thank you. –Luis S. González-Acevedo
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Gracias a todos los que han apoyado mi actividad poética. Hace tiempo que vengo compartiendo mi selección (incompleta) de versos de los poemas en mi libro Caribbean Poet. Los versos compartidos son sólo algunas muestras de los poemas en el poemario. Mi tarea con Caribbean Poet ha culminado y sólo queda comunicarles que si desean leer los poemas completos, favor de continuar apoyando al poeta con la compra del libro en Amazon.com. Nuevamente, gracias por su apoyo. –Luis S. González-Acevedo