My Immortal


in roaming streams

of death’s journey

so much

more poignant

to lose a beloved

to the soundless

 laugh of love

the scent of

your absence

with ravenous


on mental shores

of solitude


my pain wears

the mask

of a virgin


©AvdL 2015


11 Responses to “My Immortal”

  1. The pain in these lines is so strong…the words pierce one’s senses…another powerful verse.

  2. Thank you my beautiful friend x

  3. The photography, the poem, and the music video are very powerful. And “my pain wears the mask of a virgin” ties everything together. Excellent!

  4. Everything about this poem is executed beautifully,
    and the ending which your wrote:

    my pain wears

    the mask

    of a virgin

    damn! where did you come up with such a brilliant line?

    Breath-taking poem. Two-Thumbs way up! 🙂

  5. thefeatheredsleep Says:

    This one. Yes. Just yes. Such a powerful, incredible piece. Wow!

  6. Kalliope's Musings Says:

    Wow, this piece is so powerful! Your ending line — just floors me! Just brilliant stuff here! Bravo!

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