Mandolyn ...


the wick exists, my love


a candle is forever burning
before my eyes, a flicker of old flame
i've never felt before.

baby taste me, not on the menu
off the clock -through wooden castles
i built when i was lost
mourning your absence for years
not recognizing the blood around my ankles- the chain,
sharp and stringent

i need your tug, your sword of love
to fight the needle
pinned tightly to my bones-

Submitted: Thursday, August 07, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Topic of this poem: love


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