“Before I Close My Eyes”


I'm in the water
going down fast for the last time,
one last taste of your lips of red wine
before I go down in sin.

In the cold deep
lips of blue shall be silent,
aching to taste yours eternally
one last time before I go.

Hold out your hand please
so I won't be engulfed by death's black,
this is what I need to live. . . your embrace
before I close my eyes.


Timothy Michael DiVito 2021
“Save me from the murky depths”

Published by poetryofemotions5778

I have been writing poetry for 44 years. I began writing poetry when I was 15 years old and to this date I have written over 16,000 poems. I have had poems published in The San Fernando Journal, The Rag Mag, WYRD, The Cultural Reverence(e-magazine) and in Kiiroo(e-magazine), Mobius and the World Peace Anthology. I have over 1000 poems published in all. I also have a poetry page on Wix.com entitled anemotionaljourney.com. I also have written a Science Fiction/Fantasy novel entitled "The Blue Sphere" and I am currently working on three other books at the present time. The first is entitled "The Angel and the Witches, the second is "Once Upon A Halloween" and the third is "The Devil's Playground".

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