I Have Known Your Lips

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Ones that have touched me

With a smile

Soft and warm

 

Lips that have spoken

Of concerns,

Straight talk heard

 

The shape of a cry

Salt river, running down

To each end of your kiss

 

Sternness crumpled up

In a wrinkle

Of anger held in

 

Laughter submerged,

Bursting out

Into raw eruption

 

Hiding a tongue

Who dares

To search for my inner secrets

 

Bitten in frustration

Then licked

Back to life, healed

 

Brushed by fingers

Insecure, then

Trust built of tender breath

 

Lips heated, a hotness

Quenchless allure

I have been opened

 

Hushed by the myriad

Articulate silence

Speaks outside the turn

 

Lips form our orbit

Impressed upon

Paper notes from distance

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36 Responses to I Have Known Your Lips

  1. calensariel says:

    I’ve always looked at people’s eyes first, then their hands. I may have to add lips to the list now!

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  2. powerful, beautiful, and sensual!!!

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  3. LadyBlueRose's Thoughts Into Words says:

    I enjoyed your thoughts you painted with
    Take Care…You Matter…
    )0(
    maryrose

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  4. Reblogged this on the Fusionists' Journal and commented:
    I love this poem!!

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  5. So very beautiful! Loved it.

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  6. This is a lovely poem. I like a woman’s lips and smile. The images, as always, are great.

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  7. Hello, Friend. This is gorgeous! It is very BIG in a svelte and compact form.

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  8. Ralph says:

    Showing the Tenderness that lies within you. Well spoken indeed !

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  9. hbhatnagar says:

    That Satanic ad is priceless! 🙂

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  10. j.e.glaze says:

    yes. well said.

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  11. Avnee G says:

    Beautifully expressed. And that Satan ad at the end, brilliant !

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  12. vivachange77 says:

    Lovely progression of thought in your poetry. I like the Evening in Paris ad.

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  13. Liked the play on words at the end!
    Jeanette Hall

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  14. crystallshae says:

    This is just remarkable, a job well done on this!!!

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  15. emmalmoore says:

    I enjoyed this wonderful piece. Great job. Blessings.

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  16. vickiewhat says:

    Absolutely beautiful and moving. Glad to connect.

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  17. wishfinger says:

    Really enjoyed “trust built of tender breath”. Really pretty line. Excellent sound, moving in a visceral way.

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  18. marypamela says:

    Who knew a tongue could do so much? I love the visceral feel of the poem.

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  20. thank you for stopping by my blog.. ever so grateful for it has guided me here, to your words. Your poetry is breathtaking.

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  21. nvsubbaraman says:

    Great presentation! Congrats!

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