Narcissus

Narcissus
By AJ O’Brien.

Sanctuary Oh sanctuary
hidden behind the eyes,
an empty pool of light
caught within a truth,
disembowelling hungry lies.

And he did bleed words
of hope and fear,
intoxicated by love of self
embracing his other,
within a reflection clear.

So sweet the kiss of another
Oh how the soul can roam,
but to love thy self
within a heart darkest,
one is sure to die alone.

32 thoughts on “Narcissus”

  1. Damn, you’re talented! This poem, this amazing poem, was worth the wait. Lately, I find myself clicking clicking clicking on your site, waiting for the next words you write. You’re one of the good ones.

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