Then the heat goes down warm
Through a canopy to silky laced trunk
A perceptible breeze pulled down
Pinkish red a lonely petal flower
From the blooming cluster crown
             Abandoned by the sun
Caressed by the gentle wind
Into the cool pond of tenderness
Tiptoeing moonbeams touching
The soft reflected fleshy fringes
              Summer’s hump is upon us
Lush green soon’d be red and golden
A simulacrum of love’s forbidden fruit
Hidden a delicately furled pink rose
Waiting passion surrendered absolute
               Immersed deep a dreamlike longing
Drown in a fiery indulgent Bacchus offering
Entwined touch me more sans satiety
Lost in the full senses of sweet sensual frenzy
Deep breaths held let go in Ambrosial ecstasies
                                * * *
Photo: ndr Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, Durham NC

Poem inspired by Jenifer A Crowder’s “Consumed”.

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almost 3 years

Cool. (I think that word dates me LOL)

Nelson D Reyes
Nelson D Reyes
almost 3 years

@Vic: Thanks for liking Brod. You’re cool as ever.

Robert L. Martin
almost 3 years

She sure is a good poet alright, and you too. I'll have to check her poem out. Thanx Nelson

Nelson D Reyes
Nelson D Reyes
almost 3 years

@Robert: I am so lucky and privileged to be in this group, the Always been a pleasure reading your work and the works of other poets in this group. And being inspired to boot.
Thanks Robert for liking.


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