Posted in Misc. Poetry, Surrealist Poetry

Stoneheart (poem)

The part of me I won’t ever get back
is a fossil in your stoneheart,
You were the fossil fuel I needed
to burn
to finally be set free
like a canary who missed getting
its wings clipped and had only
one limit in mind: the sky, the cosmos;
the place forever lit by the stars
we won’t get to see together
ever again.

I glided from planet to planet
to find the archaeologist
who was brave enough to excavate your core,
or better yet, an alchemist
who could take that rocky organ
and make it golden,

then the memory of us deeply tucked away
would be a valuable,
not a waste.

Alas, I’ve been floating in the wastelands of outer space,
And while the silence deafens and the darkness swallows,
Mirages of your face are asteroid-collision loud.

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© 2015 – Eva PoeteX

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Author:

Evy Zen (formerly Eva PoeteX) is a Mystic Poetess, Eclectic Artist, and Wellness Advocate who calls the Greater Cleveland area home sweet home. Born a Clevelander with a Greek lineage, the arts started being a major part of her life the moment she picked up her first crayon. To date, dozens of Evy's writings have been featured in publications like Thought Catalog, The Journey Magazine, and TheSeeds4Life. She has also had the opportunity to collaborate with numerous musicians and artists across the globe. Currently, Evy is the Founding Editor of Poehemian Press and the Co-Founder of Health Mastery Movement. Additionally, she is the author of several poetry books, including Esoterra and Sacred Shapes. Furthermore, she holds a B.A. in Creative Writing from Cleveland State University and a Diploma in Exercise Nutrition from Shaw Academy. When she's not creating, she enjoys reading her weight in philosophical books, going on epic bike rides, playing racing games, and meditating to ambient music. To find out more, visit Evy Zen’s official website: www.evyzen.com

15 thoughts on “Stoneheart (poem)

  1. Very beautiful. I’ve had too many relationships like that. I had one lover tell me he wanted to be with me, open his heart to me and that he’d fight that every step if the way. I don’t put up with that anymore 🙂

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