Jan Hauck

(June 1,1978)

Attraction


Oh let me look and drown in your dark eyes,
That black and knowing smile a sharpened knife,
Detached but drawn to everything that dies.

So hard to sail our ship through frozen cries,
And many storms have drained our love and life,
Oh let me look and drown in your dark eyes.

So dead and cold your disregard for lies,
Not born to be a mother or a wife,
Detached but drawn to everything that dies.

You know the path toward your sweet demise,
Existence separate from filth and strife,
Oh let me look and drown in your dark eyes.

Attract me through the terror of surprise,
Unsure if knowing you I can survive,
Detached but drawn to everything that dies.

Can't let you go against all good advice,
I need a home, a place where fear will thrive,
Oh let me look and drown in your dark eyes,
Detached but drawn to everything that dies.

Submitted: Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Attraction by Jan Hauck )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Did You Ever Love Me, Peter S. Quinn
  2. On To the Night, Peter S. Quinn
  3. Haiku...Highway Heart Race, Ken e Hall
  4. Guaman Poma, Nassy Fesharaki
  5. Suicide, Mitzie Holstein
  6. Dedicated To You, Robin Williams-Suicide, Mitzie Holstein
  7. ....... .. Gun Control Is As Easy As This, Is It Poetry
  8. We have right, hasmukh amathalal
  9. Never dies, hasmukh amathalal
  10. Torment Growls, Fatima Nusairat

Poem of the Day

poet Joyce Kilmer

(For the Rev. James J. Daly, S. J.)

Bright stars, yellow stars, flashing through the air,
Are you errant strands of Lady Mary's hair?
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  4. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  8. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  9. If, Rudyard Kipling
  10. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]