Cast a long shadow, like a dying light

stretched from your elbow to the nape of your neck

in the grip of your arms

A million songs to remember your face by

during a midday escape

to a perfect afternoon.


Each belief, tended through time and experience

unpeeled by fingernails on longing hands

that envelop and undress

The unsteadiness of contained excitement

tumbled off a wall

and dragged to the centre of a room.


With teeth sinking into hungry flesh

a solicited intrusion, unpardoned and clandestine –

The mind convulses stupors

and the sated body swoons.

2 Responses to “Poem”

  1. 1 puckaroo March 16, 2008 at 2:03 pm

    Hey .. i was trawling word press.
    it’s absolutely beautiful . a true inspiration 🙂

  2. 2 Professional Housegirlfriend March 16, 2008 at 2:14 pm

    Wow! Thank you very much x

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