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May 2017 · 496
Lipstick
Shivendra Om May 2017
Red lipstick–
The door ajar
to your sensuality
well concealed
behind your cold
–humility
By Luca Shivendra Om
( C ) Luca Shivendra Om
May 2017 · 448
Obsolescence
Shivendra Om May 2017
Endings and changing
–the obsolescence
of persistence
by Luca Shivendra On
(C) Luca Shivendra Om
May 2017 · 322
Hair
Shivendra Om May 2017
Your hair–
seeweeds floating
on my blue
by Luca Shivendra Om
(C) Luca Shivendra Om
Aug 2016 · 541
No fireproof eternity
Shivendra Om Aug 2016
"May one day our lovely ashes
blend in their shades of gray"
–you said, you brave

But in my hand my dear all that remains
–a pile of pale old lovely wishes
© Luca Shivendra Om
Aug 2016 · 1.2k
Le Pendu
Shivendra Om Aug 2016
{ impasse }

Non action –again
Under a dim sun
I read the world

and miss the encounter

Di nuovo inazione
Al sole fioco di lucerne
leggo il mondo

–e non t'incontro
Poem inspired by a Tarot reading (Marseille style). The Wheel Hanged Man Hermit Sun Popess The World. © Luca Shivendra Om / August 2016
Oct 2015 · 4.9k
Blue Eyes
Shivendra Om Oct 2015
Our eyes

same blue
same sky

One we are

—flying
the same flight
(C) Luca Shivendra Om 2015
Oct 2015 · 348
Memento
Shivendra Om Oct 2015
Renounce your vanity
-love more

you are nothing
but fragile humanity
in search of community
(C) Luca Shivendra Om 2015
Oct 2015 · 423
Daydreaming
Shivendra Om Oct 2015
You and me
old enough to sit
—silently
and listen to a lifelong
happiness
(C) Luca Shivendra Om
Oct 2015 · 909
Love in autumn
Shivendra Om Oct 2015
My words of love
fall gently
like autumn leaves
—their fate is written
on the sidewalk
(C) Luca Shivendra Om
Jul 2015 · 1.1k
Love disaster
Shivendra Om Jul 2015
Destined
—not to be loved

as I feel I need
as I deserve
as my sentimental verve
tells me I should
as I want
as my wanton
heart craves
as a memorable romance
as an everlasting dance
a roaring tide, a flood


(resist if you dare,
it's my mood)


Now —no more waves
in this still sea —silent

only a blackened
lover's soul —sunken
(I should have run faster)

the aftermath
of a permanent
love disaster
by Luca Shivendra Om
(C) Luca Shivendra Om
Jul 2015 · 921
Sensitivity
Shivendra Om Jul 2015
Where's the sense
in waiting?

(skinny hours
better consumed
feeding my chances)

—I only sense
my fears your coldness
mine and yours
terminal romances
by Luca Shivendra Om
(C) Luca Shivendra Om
Jul 2015 · 1.2k
The duplicity I love
Shivendra Om Jul 2015
Love your duplicity

(your unfolded closeness
makes me react
with uncertainty)

—you are my pain and my delight
(a delayed action)

—you are my cold passion
(a kind subtlety)

—you are my nice thorn
(a future unborn)

—you are the venture I fear
(a welcomed intensity)

You are Life, oh beloved,
in its purest form
by Luca Shivendra Om
(C) Luca Shivendra Om
Jul 2015 · 3.6k
You my gravity
Shivendra Om Jul 2015
I'm spinning around
you, my gravity
the stellar certainty
of my casual orbit

My magnetic love
—don't let me fall
into the unnumbered deepness
of this darkness
by Luca Shivendra Om
(C) Luca Shivendra Om
Jul 2015 · 3.2k
Fear of abandonment
Shivendra Om Jul 2015
"Hold on..."

(don't let me fall
from your pleasurable voice
for that long)

...love me on
by Luca Shivendra Om
(C) Luca Shivendra Om
Shivendra Om Jul 2015
Your smiling eyes

—sugar cubes
destined for my blackness
by Luca Shivendra Om
(C) Luca Shivendra Om
Shivendra Om Jul 2015
Sleepless

—to stay with memories of you
a hour more
by Luca Shivendra Om
(C) Luca Shivendra Om
Shivendra Om Jul 2015
You are not here.

—I'm a list of lost occasions
abandoned on a chair
by Luca Shivendra Om
(C) Luca Shivendra Om
Jul 2015 · 2.1k
Epiphany
Shivendra Om Jul 2015
You are the supremely graceful
epiphany, the life changing
—illumination

Stay. And let me stare
at your fulgent elegance,
your lovely manifestation

till I'll become blind enough
and see the meaning
of this incarnation
by Luca Shivendra Om
(C) Luca Shivendra Om
Jul 2015 · 4.1k
My rhymes an innocent crime
Shivendra Om Jul 2015
My tiny rhymes pass away
—undiscovered

(an unpunished
innocent crime)

—You, my muse. I abused
your unaltered patience
by Luca Shivendra Om
Copyright Luca Shivendra Om
Jul 2015 · 433
Voices
Shivendra Om Jul 2015
Garrulous voices
my ears can not bear

Contralto deep tones
they shake my old bones
they echo in my heart
–yours
My woman has a deep beautiful voice

by Luca Shivendra Om
© Luca Shivendra Om
Jul 2015 · 623
Memories of a soulmate
Shivendra Om Jul 2015
I'd like to have
an old picture of you
my love

–to be with you

when you were young
enough, not to feel yet
my predestined

–absence
Shivendra Om
© Luca Shivendra Om
Shivendra Om Jul 2015
Vorrei la foto tua
d'un tempo andato
amore mio adorato

–per esserci, con te

quand'eri giovane abbastanza
per non sentire ancora
la mia predestinata

–assenza
{ English version }

[ Memories of a soulmate ]

I'd like to have
an old picture of you
my love

–to be with you

when you were young
enough, not to feel yet
my predestined

–absence

Italian and English versions by Luca Shivendra Om
© Luca Shivendra Om
Jul 2015 · 536
The poet a smoking corpse
Shivendra Om Jul 2015
My hands on fire
—flaming wings
in a paper heaven
—burning quills
of some hell raven


I'm writing words
turning into ashes


My smoking corpse
is all remains
burned to bones
with no remorse
by Luca Shivendra Om
© Luca Shivendra Om
Jul 2015 · 3.9k
Not my mother tongue
Shivendra Om Jul 2015
I'm a refugee

in a world of
—unmotherly
words

rooted in fatherland
{ English is not my mother tongue. My father was an Italian poet }

by Luca Shivendra Om
© Luca Shivendra Om
Jul 2015 · 2.7k
Oxymoronic wishes
Shivendra Om Jul 2015
Give me
not your softness
—tonight

too hard
to forget
—and survive
by Luca Shivendra Om
© Luca Shivendra Om
Jul 2015 · 438
Don't resuscitate me please
Shivendra Om Jul 2015
My life
suspended

between
two wor-l-ds

—you
—me

My beautiful coma
my extended little death

Don't resuscitate me
—please
by Luca Shivendra Om
© Luca Shivendra Om
Jun 2015 · 2.3k
Your music
Shivendra Om Jun 2015
You sound
rigorous but gentle
to me, my love

—Bach, probably

in a sweeter
musical incarnation

—Stay

I will be your devoted listener
through the centuries
and beyond
by Luca Shivendra Om
© Luca Shivendra Om
Jun 2015 · 380
I don't ask mercy...
Shivendra Om Jun 2015
...when jealousy delights
my wounds
—again
She uses the gentle edge
of the blade
—you
by Luca Shivendra Om
© Luca Shivendra Om
Jun 2015 · 373
Simple substantive
Shivendra Om Jun 2015
Love.
—a substantive
which may sustain
an entire life
by Luca Shivendra Om
© Luca Shivendra Om
Jun 2015 · 14.8k
Silver Haired Love
Shivendra Om Jun 2015
Your uncolored hair
—my love—
is the indefinitely long
silver lining
of my cloudy heart
by Luca Shivendra Om
© Luca Shivendra Om
Jun 2015 · 2.8k
Grace
Shivendra Om Jun 2015
Elegant you are
so precious

a twist of wings

so gracious
—in this nowness
by Luca Shivendra Om
© Luca Shivendra Om
Jun 2015 · 404
Resurrected Love
Shivendra Om Jun 2015
My resurrected love
—you came back from
an instant yesterday

Bring me now
the long tomorrow of
my personal double Heaven
by Luca Shivendra Om
© Luca Shivendra Om
Jun 2015 · 515
Asymmetrical Twins
Shivendra Om Jun 2015
You and I
stand boldly and shine
in my light
right now

—I, the sun
—You, still ready to cast
shadows over us
again
A Meditation on The Sun card of the Marseille Tarot

by Luca Shivendra Om
© Luca Shivendra Om
Jun 2015 · 468
In between
Shivendra Om Jun 2015
I always lived
in between —not fair
I believed
A meditation on The Devil card of the Rider Waite Smith Tarot

by Luca Shivendra Om
© Luca Shivendra Om

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