Brainstorming Love: Poetry by Diane Maietta

What fires up your spirit?  What are you creating in your life that you would sign your name to? … For if souls are not of this earth, though our bodies they rent, I challenge you to defy the laws of reason till your every thought is spent.

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Brainstorming Love

You echo my recurring dream,

A shadow in the day.

You move the thoughts from my pillow,

So please, don’t slip away.

Your touch releases a tonic

To stimulate my brain--

Fire, water, Earth, and flesh become one

In my heart’s hurricane.

I dare the wind to follow me,

Destiny’s in my hand.

I’ll share the gift of magic speech

That you may understand,

For if souls are not of this earth,

Though our bodies they rent,

I’ll defy the laws of reason

Till every thought is spent.


First Rights.

Copyright, 1990, by Diane Maietta.  All Rights Reserved.

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Diane Maietta

Self-described as a free-spirit of courage, love, and compassion, Diane Maietta was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and raised in the neighboring small town of Apollo, PA. She has received a citation from the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives in honor of her poetic voice and is listed in Marquis’ Who’s Who in the East, 24th Edition. You may find her artwork at her website: and her Instagram: