Monday, March 23, 2015

The Art of Survival

you are the chosen seed of destiny
a dream in the process of becoming
battling the ingrained emotions
of love, fear, wonder and guilt
in the prefrontal cortex of the soul
shifting between the heart and mind

you hover around
my moral universe
in the first light of dawn
tempting me
with the glorious
fragrance of desire

love molecules run
through my veins
like the drones of choice
at the cutting-edge of cool
the precious art of survival

i can feel your heartbeat
your insatiable longing…
your inner state of mind
your excitement in the fleeting
moment of time
that defines my consciousness

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

The Flight of the Autumn Leaf

the autumn leaf in her element;
gliding like an ageless beauty on heat
dreaming of perfection
in the golden light of dawn

you take the world
by storm
spruiking desire

the heart flutters
in the moist hour
sharing the blissful
of love and hope

musing over
the yellow moon, the sound
of endless joy

i quiver in the living
splendour of your essence,
a taste of the powerful fragrance
that transforms my life

i dream
a colourful dream of wonder
orange blossoms

how wonderful is the maiden flight
of the autumn leaf!
the glorious cycle of life
in all its manifestations

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Thursday, March 05, 2015

The Heart of the Beloved

you are
the centre of my being
the wellspring of desire
in which i dwell

like the monk in solitude
i feed the mystery bird in blissful silence
devouring the moon
in the moment of rapture

i ride the waves of emotion
like the son of heaven in the threshold of awareness
like the soul in the delirium of ecstasy
drunk with love and passion sublime

i delve into the heart of the beloved
like the neuron on a mission
searching for the divine drop of honey foretold
re-imagining the universe of pure light

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo