Monday Poetry by Melissa Fry Beasley: Until Its Light Lets Go and Cobalt Sea

Monday Poetry by Melissa Fry Beasley: Until Its Light Lets Go and Cobalt Sea

Melissa Fry Beasley. Poems for a Lovely Monday: Until Its Light Lets Go and Cobalt Sea

Monday Poetry by Melissa Fry Beasley Until Its Light Lets Go and Cobalt Sea

Singapore Strait and the Strait of Malacca.Photo credit: wikipedia

Until Its Light Lets Go
Help me shatter this darkness
Smash the night, break shadow,
Among a thousand clouds
And ten thousand streams.
Sleep is a night of wakeless stars,
Repeating the world like prayer.
Tangerine moon shimmers
Through billowing curtains.
Pines sigh but it isnt the wind
It is you moving into me again,
As if you were my oblivion.
I came from thunderstorms
To rest in you.
Show me your face
And I will never again
Search for beauty.
We are meant for eternities.
I know the hidden things
You soul has kept apart.
I am the river
Seeking your sea.
I take the waves of your
Words as oceans.
Tides know how to lull a moon
Until its light lets go.
Cobalt Sea
You are a cobalt sea
tossing me on waves
that break one by one,
hiss and billow.
World heaving up
and falling down
the way we breathe
when we find ourselves
completely spent;
after a weekend
of lovemaking
without stopping
for even breath.
This is the way
I dream of
carrying you.
Where you may lay
draw fluent
from everything seamlessly.
The peaceful brushing
and lapping on your shore,
in crescendo then back down
my body and soul
begging for much more.
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Melissa Fry Beasley is a Humanistic poet of Cherokee origin, who resides in Oklahoma . Through the written and spoken word, she examines the gap between the ideal and the reality involved in living in the world during this time. Her work is both personal and subjective, yet she does not turn aside from the political and social issues of her environment. She is a woman who seeks to express her individual perspective and needs while accepting the diversity involved in questions of gender, race and culture. Melissa believes that change is necessary and deploys her writing to reflect her personal experience in the wider social and political context. You can find her work in print and online in Indian Country Today Media Network, Native News Today, The Native American Encyclopedia, FirstPeople.Us, Working Effectively With Aboriginal People, Churn Magazine, Big River Poetry Review, Enhance Magazine, A&U Magazine, and many others. She has two chapbooks forthcoming. " When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator." Mahatma Gandhi " They won't break me because the desire for freedom, and the freedom of the people, is in my heart. The day will dawn when all the people of will have the desire for freedom to show. It is then that we will see the rising of the moon." Bobby Sands

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