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Diana Rosser


Your beating heart


I love to lie upon your beating heart
hear it pound the sound of African drums
see shields glinting in the sun

I love to lie upon your beating heart
feel its steady rhythm beneath my ear
close my eyes and disappear

listening to its primal thud I know
why African drums beat so

I love to lie upon your beating heart
hear it pound the sound of African drums.

Submitted: Saturday, July 12, 2014
Edited: Saturday, July 12, 2014

Topic of this poem: love


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