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i sing the body connected (poem)


i sing the body connected
with the same red blood that awakes in the morning with a start
with the same red blood that cuddles and curls at night
and still longs for you
is there distance between us
further than magnetic North
is there anger and language
and communication break downs
if there is current
and currency
we are never apart
but connected
and super-conducted
and hyper-fluid
with bonds beyond atoms and skin
beyond spoken messages
there is no disturbance
in this force of one
that we have become
this is the contact
we’ve been searching for
like earth-connected
to discharge the negative
or hot bolt
if we
we are
in our bonded
tangle of messy emotions
and pulse beats
with a rush and tumble
yes, of hello, of want me too
isn’t this the frictionless
the heat of glance and desire
and motion together
and even apart
shooting sparks
that only we feel


image: milf hero, darkday, creative commons usage

nothing but a poem to show for it


sometimes even a love poem
can be seen as a threat

how does the poet not find the poet
if sparks and chemistry aligned
with deep feeling

if poet-to-poet romance
were the thing
wouldn’t we poets know about it
wouldn’t Rilke or Rumi have left some clues

so we don’t
we admire
run along side
and wonder


if i know myself
and i express my desire
with honest
tempered hot

oh i’ve been down the artist to artist road
and both times it didnt’ end so well

but maybe an ending is inevitable
and the wordsparks
would be worth the collapse

or maybe the hellfire
would incinerate
two romantic souls
like moths bursting together
at the lightbulb
of joy and expression

i’d be willing
i mean, i’m open
if i
well, it’s a risk

to feel too deeply is never a risk
to miss the deepness is the tragedy
longing for the connection
is good for the wordplay
but hard on the heart

this is just here
a few words
inspired by your beauty
with nothing but a poem
to show for it

that’s plenty

for now


image: found on facebook, origin unknown, creative commons usage