Icarus

You’ve given me the gift of golden wings
The endless sphere of blue imaginings
The chance to rise above the silver clouds
The will to cast off untold ghostly shrouds

Don’t fly too high
Don’t rise too fast
Don’t tease the sky
Don’t taunt the past

You’ve given me the hope of warmer days
The blessed kiss of the sun’s fiery rays
The breeze to fan passion’s spark to a fire
The slow burning coals of glowing desire

Don’t get too near
Don’t burn too hot
Don’t play with fear
Don’t tempt your lot

You’ve given me the seed of unborn dreams
The fairy tale of “once upon a time”
The wish to ride bare back on white moon beams
The spell to enchant beauty’s hidden rhyme

Wayne Visser © 2017

Book

Icarus: Favourite Love Poems

This creative collection, now in its 2nd edition, brings together love poems by Wayne Visser. The anthology traces love’s agony (“Broken Dreams”) and ecstasy (“Galaxies Cart-Wheeling”), from first blush (“Almost Strangers”) to full bloom (“Say ‘I Do!’”), as we fly to love. You’ve given me the gift of golden wings / The endless sphere of blue imaginings / The chance to rise above the silver clouds / The will to cast off untold ghostly shrouds / Don’t fly too high / Don’t rise too fast / Don’t tease the sky / Don’t taunt the past / You’ve given me the hope of warmer days / The blessed kiss of the sun’s fiery rays. Buy the paper book / Buy the e-book.

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