Tag Archives: desire

Melody

This lilting lovely melody Brings summertime and warmth to me It floats like gossamer above It speaks of friendship and of love The ripples in the minor key Bring back such sublime memory A touch of wistful sadness true Brings … Continue reading

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Afraid to Love

I am afraid to love This moment when it’s possible I tremble on the precipice And will not fall I am afraid to care Such sweetness does not mix with me It has no place within my soul It cannot … Continue reading

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Wait List

I’ve been on your wait list Far too long I’ve been patient and longing For a song To be invited to the party To belong I’ve been on your wait list Far too long I’ve been standing patient In the … Continue reading

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She, Unaware for Prompt 20 Wordle

I bend so sad this day before Her pharisaical denial She still believes beyond all doubt Humility is not her style She wears this brittle certitude Bereft all mercy, her pursuit For power from self idolatry She digs so viciously, … Continue reading

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Hunger

Within starvation’s eyes so many years desert bound and lost, he fed on little more than approbation and applause Displaying his frail skeleton like artwork Saying ‘this is me, come feast on shrivelled skin and carcass masquerading as delight’ And … Continue reading

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Infinity

Infinity bracelet worn Upon a stranger’s wrist Like a talisman to where Intimate strangers kiss All my life there’s never been More to feel than this Can a sense of lack become Something close to bliss? Infinity tattoo tells Lies … Continue reading

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Thai Food Craving

I am craving Thai food Sweet and spicy Succulent and tender Curries and stir fries Rice soaked with juices Coconut milk and bamboo I wonder if I’ve too little salt In my system This craving is so strong Or I’ve … Continue reading

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Remembering Something That Never Was

These masks we wore the moment that we met Reflected back a mirror to our souls And each apportioned cleverness and roles To fashion a false dream we can’t forget This is the harshest part of my regret Though beautiful, … Continue reading

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Hope

Hope Shimmering promise Tentatively I reach Trembling with incalculable desire Untouchable (c) Helen Valentina 2013, All Rights Reserved

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