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Sway

  
In the room but absent …..

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Lost & Found; part 1

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It was brief

Wordless

The connection of our bodies

Deeper than the ocean

While our minds skated past each other

Neither asked for more

Nor held on at our parting

And in the decades passing

Occasional fleeting reminders

Of reaching in the darkness

Across sweat slicked skin

Of smooth rippled torso

Or sweet smelling softness

And sipping stinky pernod , laughing

Briefly

We wondered

Where are you

Man & Love; part 3

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Provider, provide

Gentle touches in times of stress

Laughter in the moments of madness

Time to nurture and grow our story

Protector, protect

Our dignity in the face of disaster

Respect in the fire of anger

Raise a shield over those claimed

Together, we

Sow seeds to reap in later days

Strengthen shoulders for leaning

Record memories to cherish

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Alone at sea

a dark

When all is quiet and the breath falls heavy and high
As the air slowly thickens in the corners of the room
Shadows long and dark loom, sentinels over my fixed lines
The blank canvas above swirls with imaginary ebbs and flow
As silence gives way to the flutter in my ear
While the edges trace the cupids bow
Adrift, as I am, on a sea of Egyptian cotton
Residue of past coupling whisping up into the air
Anchorless, floating on a tide of longing
Little whispers of sighs lost in solitude
Unheard by the shipmate of a life

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© Mints And Wisdom 2015;

Unauthorised use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.