Raymond J Wright


Entangled and Entwined


(For you, James. You are the fire in my veins)

And so it begins again,
This dance we do.

Spinning about
Arm in arm
Soaring above the fray
Lifted to the heavens
Entangled and entwined

The taste of your lips:
Transcendent

Your fingers down my spine:
Shudders and tremors and quivering euphoria

Shoes and shirts and trousers
Scattered all around

I need to be inside you
But, the moment has to wait

(I let my kisses linger,
Let my hunger grow.)

There are other ways to please you,
And in our ardor we cannot haste.

After all these years,
Our momentum does not slow.

Finally, decisively:
We move toward the bed

Falling down
Arm in arm
Swimming against the tide
Lifted to the heavens
Entangled and entwined

© 2009 Raymond J Wright

Submitted: Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Edited: Friday, April 05, 2013

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