Salt and Honey

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
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Submitted: March 15, 2013

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I love you 
but I do not know you. 
Not hardly, not fully 
My heart burried in the earth 
sad and sullied. 
 
I pull back the corners of the braided rug 
and hope to see your soul 
in a bundle of stars 
and find only cold ceramic tile. 
 
I see the depth behind your eyes 
the coy twist of your smile. 
But I cannot reach 
 
I am only a thing 
amongst things
 
I imagine your hands pressed to my skin
Return my memory to your breath again
I want to stir you into my tea like honey 
consume you in fire
But the truth is salt on my finger tips 
It's bitter 
and burns my eyes. 


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