Paradise Lost
  JERRY BROWNING  

 NAKED DREAMS   

 

Paradise Lost
 

lady with the big blue eyes
like the pools at Havasu falls
glistening pockets of tears
carved from the wrath
of gravity and water
giving life
to the desert canyon

a person has to hike miles
of tricky switchbacks
to get to paradise
but the means
are worth the ends

breathtaking beauty
subtle strength
your heart drums truth

as I listen to the song
of your nourishment
to the valley,
I want to wrap my arms
around your waist
embrace
and protect you
from the world's
and my selfish ways

you are timeless
and priceless
I am but a fool
who will always admire
defend
and be in love with you

 

Runnells, Iowa '09


 

Intro Image - "Writing Hands" by  jggy
Empact Image -
Photo by my best friend John Palombo at Havasu Falls in '82     
 

Play "Paradise Lost" recited by Jerry Browning

Jerry Browning  - Poet, Songwriter
Iowa, United States

Jerry has been writing poetry and songs since 1977.  If you're a voice actor and would like to do a rendition of this or another poem, feel free to do so and contact him at the link below

 Jerry.Browning@gmail.com

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