rather like gilgamesh

Rather like Gilgamesh
I need
a man not yet made

a stone brother
to match
strength to strength

so I remember (after
the earth quiets
from our meeting)

something
of gentleness

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About Susan L Daniels

I am a firm believer that politics are personal, that faith is expressed through action, and that life is something that must be loved and lived authentically--or why bother with any of it?
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18 Responses to rather like gilgamesh

  1. exceptional Susan ~ LOVE is often unspelled~ Blessings friend

  2. annotating60 says:

    Mythic love poems…>KB

  3. beautifully romantic.:-)

  4. Dana says:

    Lovely, Lovely, Lovely… 🙂

  5. archcardinal says:

    Part of my long essay project for my Bachelor’s was an exposition on Gilgamesh and Enkidu. I am assuming that you are in this instance, Enkidu, the second-self of Gilgamesh, The Brutish man, but in that imagery lies a bit of tragedy, because Enkidu is demised and Gilgamesh went in search of Utnapishthim…. but I am also sure your poet persona isn’t going that fa afield.

    In this case I see more of an Alan Shore seeking his Denny Crane (I love that pair in Boston Legal). Their exploits and camaraderie goes beyond the normal to the sublime.

    Again however, we can explore the sexual undertone in this which will make Sussie a very very naughty girl… lol

    • Yes, guilty as charged. My persona was going to frolic far afield with my man not made yet–but probably not to the extent of battling demons and offending goddesses and gods to the point I would have met an early demise 😉

      I just don’t know which I prefer–naughtiness fully illustrated or naughtiness implied. Both have their appeal 😉

  6. nelle says:

    I’m hearing Carol King…

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