Her wildest yearning

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic

Would you like the key?
The imprint
My kisses will leave on your neck.
The blushes
My whispers will burn on your cheeks.

How should I mark you?
With a bindi or a cattle prod?
This burqa looks lovely on you,
Perhaps a diamond ring too
And a son for good measure.

But that's not your style, right darling?
I can tell.
Your eyes alight in deep space,
Glittering messengers of bliss,
Yours is the right idea-
An unlimited sense of freedom.

Sit with me by the window
And let me tell you about the April snow
That swirled and fell in the courtyard.

Submitted: April 22, 2008

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Classy Peach

Hello Alberta.

Quite simply, this made me sigh softly and literally took my breath away.


Tue, April 22nd, 2008 4:41pm

Classy Peach

And now that I've caught my breath I've come back to read again.

Glittering messengers of bliss.
(oh see...I'm sighing again)

I'm trying to find a verbal image to spew around a phrase in my mind like this "coming up for air in ecstasy"...and that phrase of mine landed between my eyes when I read glittering messengers of bliss.

This entire poem is so seductive for its freedom at the end.

Wed, April 23rd, 2008 6:12am


Thank you for these wonderful comments. You seem like a very sensitive poetic soul (and it shows on your work, which I admire very much). You savour imagery like fine wine. It's refreshing and delightful.

Wed, April 23rd, 2008 1:21am

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