Tiger Lily


Bare Beauty


The hot pavement of Rodeo Drive
Is thriving, alive with the click clack
Of Louboutins, and sharp Manolos
With toes stained in Revlon red

Is this what constitutes a woman in your eyes
My curved body soft and delicate beside you sleeping
Still, you look upon me wishing for more
Imaginary allure, with vixen magic seeping

I prefer untouched nails, natural delicate feet
Naked and resting themselves along the shore
Luxuriating in the muddy mixture of sand and saltwater
An erotic blend of sensations, light and leaving the want for more

Standing soft, vulnerable, and exposed, still strong
Offering a kiss, warm and wrapped in sensuousness
Taste my lips, bare and open, a blossoming jasmine
Embracing with its natural raw earthiness

Submitted: Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Edited: Sunday, September 02, 2012

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'To where the water and the earth caress, and the down of a peach says, 'Mmh, yes.' Do I look for those millionaires like a Machiavellian girl would, when I could wear a sunset.'
-Kate Bush
The Sensual World

Comments about this poem (Bare Beauty by Tiger Lily )

  • Gold Star - 7,477 Points Amitava Sur (3/25/2014 5:47:00 AM)

    Beautiful expression of a woman's natural beauty. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 96 Points Robert Green (10/24/2013 3:26:00 PM)

    We all find beauty in different ways. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 33 Points Mark Dillon (3/9/2013 6:07:00 AM)

    Beautiful, earthy, great write. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 96 Points Robert Green (9/10/2012 5:04:00 PM)

    Beautifully written and expressed (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,337 Points Hans Vr (8/31/2012 8:37:00 AM)

    Love to go back to nature. So true. Women do not need all the make up and fancy fashion. Simplicity is so often much more beautiful and attractive.
    Excellent poem (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Sanjay Mehta (8/30/2012 3:09:00 AM)

    Yes SHE has been made an commodity.........but they who have done so do not realise the powers of this beauty. Introspection is the need of the hour for the powers which she has if unleashed will wipe out this universe and the HE in he. Nice didactic effort (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,175 Points Valerie Dohren (8/29/2012 10:10:00 AM)

    Bare beauty is the truth rather than the painted image - great write. (Report) Reply

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