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The Eclectic Pen - Ballad of Pulse and Sea

By: Eva L. (wearetrees)   + 37 more  
Date Submitted: 7/6/2009
Words: 118

  The cusp of fire eludes me
The waist of the dusk eludes me
Pulse broken for the fix
I stir, ready in my sleep to rise before you
Like all you ever wanted
were unable to grasp
you sheltered me like land in your heart
like musk
the ripe island the bright water
Though I fit in your hands so well so warm
flood inside me
takes me out of my mind
subverts the culled throes
the bitten tainted body
Let the sea come across the sea to us
lap at our lovely
joints ankles wrists
Lovely knees and hearts entwined
We are far from ourselves and far
Roaming wild swallowing moments we learned were ours
You had no idea I was his
The way I was yours, yours, yours
Displaced and dutifully yours

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Jesse (EddyKrueger) - 7/7/2009 12:09 AM ET
Marta J. (booksnob) - 7/7/2009 5:47 PM ET
Another beauty. Very powerful twist of an ending.
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