My Piece Professions Published by Vita Brevis Poetry Magazine #poem #poetry #poetry collection

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Motto
I get drunk on love, charity, and passion. These are my professions.

I walk into the three days we spent together.

On the first day, a nude silence wraps around my lips. Shortly after I can hear the noise of wine poured into glasses.
The hour to get drunk on love has come.
I touch your skin and another you is born.
Birds invade the sky.
A banquet of candles floods the streets.
A white thread ties my blood vessels at the exact moment when a religious procession walks by.

On the second day, drunk on charity, my sights descend upon the earth.
The dirty hands of the woman…
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My poetry collection Passions: Love Poems and Other Writings is available on Amazon here .
Passions featured in San Francisco Book Review
Passions featured in Manhattan Book Review.

Thank you!
Love.
Gabriela

@Gabriela Marie Milton

110 thoughts on “My Piece Professions Published by Vita Brevis Poetry Magazine #poem #poetry #poetry collection

    1. Bo, you are so good to me. I don’t know what to say. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. I hope you are well hon. Hugs.

  1. Gabriela these are not words or phrases easily forgotten. I adore this poem and remember many of its beautiful words. I am in love with every emotion expressed in this poem. My favorite is

    β€œA white thread ties my blood vessels at the exact moment when a religious procession walks by.”

    I remember the first time I read it what an impression it left on me. The entire poem is like this.

    The ending is so creatively perfect, my dear friend.

    Sending you hugs, love and many blessings. I hope you are having an amazing week.
    Love (J) honeybun
    β€οΈπŸ’•

    1. Good morning honeybun. What a sweetheart you are. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. Yeah, that phrase is ok πŸ™‚ I like it too but then I wrote it.
      Honeybun I wish you a beautiful and creative day. Lots of love and blessing.
      G (Button)

      1. Oh my dear Button the entire poem is magical and the imagery is truly magnificent. Ever poem a gorgeous painting leaving us with so many provocative thoughts. Love you Honeybun
        πŸ˜˜πŸ€—πŸ’•β€οΈπŸ¦‹

      2. Joni, you really are a gem. You humble me beyond words. Love you 🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹

    1. Thank you from the bottom of my heart πŸ€—β€οΈπŸ€—β€οΈπŸ€—β€οΈπŸ€—β€οΈ

    1. Thank you so much B. It really means a lot coming from you. I am going to say again: I hope your writing is going well and you are happy about.
      Sending hugs and love.

      1. You are welcome! The writing is going mostly well, with the usual ups and downs involved in the process, but I’m going on. So I am happy!

        Sending love and hugs back.

  2. Words have no pigments and no form. Their register sinks in gravity…

    I love this part in particular… the reflection upon language within an art piece composed of language…. it profoundly speaks to me.

    1. Ben, thank you so much for your wonderful comment.
      “the reflection upon language within an art piece composed of language…. it profoundly speaks to me.” I am humbled by your words. thank you again.

  3. Dearest Gabriela, I love your profession & motto….”I get drunk on love, charity, and passion. These are my professions”….”Words have no pigments & form”…..only you can write such beautiful lines….I somehow remember this writing….I felt back then it’s magnificent & intense & I feel the same this time aa well….the more I read, the deeper your words touch my heart….much love ❀️ from this side of the world…

    1. My dearest Navin,
      What a splendid comment. You left me breathless. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. What else can I say?
      To you, from my side of the world, love, hugs and flowers.
      And.. let me think about.. more love.
      Yours
      G.

  4. This is a beautiful piece! I always love how your strong statements are followed up with small images that form a whole. Congratulations on being able to share it further!

  5. Such beautiful ethereal love expressed here Gabriella that is other worldly. I makes me want to curl up by the fire with a bottle of wine on a beautiful animal skin rug protected and reminicient of true love that believes in fairy tales. All so compete….. dying in the arms of love sounds so heanly! ❀️❀️❀️ Beautifully delivered in the way only you do so well!❀️❀️❀️ Cindy

    1. My Dearest Cindy,
      Your comment is more beautiful than my poem. Thank you so much for the kind words and the wonderful picture you painted.
      “I makes me want to curl up by the fire with a bottle of wine on a beautiful animal skin rug protected and reminicient of true love that believes in fairy tales.” Cindy, your words are so dear to me. Thank you for them.
      Sending you plenty of love.
      xoxoxo

      1. Oh Gabriella,
        You are rtoo kind but NOTHING could take the place of words that you deliver so purely that flow off your tongue in the the glass while I drink my red wine!!!!! I’m so glad you enjoyed the my blessing but never as much as i enjoy yours. You’re so welcone and thanks for the love!!!!!! xoxoxoxo C

      2. Cindy, you are welcome. Thank you again. Let’s not make it into a competition. Let’s enjoy each other posts, and company. Let’s try to spread love, and to be better for others and for us tomorrow.
        Yes. A glass of red wine for love and for a better tomorrow; for the good that we can do for others and for us.
        May your day be fabulous
        Love
        G.

      3. Of course and to you!!! Together we are better and we all lift each other you are right! I am honored to stand together in love and light. The red wine is a stable here.. my overall bills are down but my food and wine bills have increased. LOL! Have a great one too! Thanks much. ❀️ C

    1. Thank you Rene. So am I when it comes to your poetry. Sending love and hugs 🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹

      1. Rene, you are right. It does sounds like one. My intent was only to express my love and my admiration for your work. 😍😍😍😍😍😊

      2. If there are any categories we are in the same one. That’s the way I feel. I was humbled and honored by your first like. I remember the day when it happened. And every time you comment on my work you humble me. Again that’s the way I feel. ❀️❀️❀️❀️❀️❀️❀️❀️❀️❀️

      3. When I read poetry and prose so consistently beautiful I am filled with awe. Your words are like a mystical rolling river without end and I’m inspired. Thank you dear Gabriela!
        ❀️❀️❀️❀️❀️❀️❀️

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  6. Ah!!! I remember this crazy beautiful poem, Gabriela!!! Running over to finish reading it. Congratulations!!! Sending huge hugs and a Cheers! clink of my glass Your way!!! πŸ€—β€οΈπŸ˜Š

    1. Thank you Katy. Huge hugs and cheers right back to you. And love. Here is to our friendship πŸ™‚
      xoxoxo

  7. I’m so sorry for being here late.
    Congratulations my friend. I remember this poem.
    Every time I read it, it gets better and perhaps closer to the heart. That’s the magic you possess, of turning words into experiences worth having.
    Beautiful. Have a fantastic day.
    Cheers.

      1. My pleasure, my pleasure, my pleasureπŸ™‚
        I’m doing so well. It’s getting very cold here, but it’s wonderful otherwise. How about you?

      2. If it’s cold please take good care of yourself. Write. Be loved. Invent new worlds. How am I doing? I am ok today, but has been hell. And it’s goin to be hell next week too. So am I trying to enjoy today. πŸ™‚
        Abrazos πŸ™‚

      1. Thank you for the good wishes. I hate to write from bed. But I’m trying to get used to.
        You stay safe too.

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