ivory simone


ivory simone Poems

1. Savage Perfection 11/1/2012
2. Brown And Pink 12/31/2012
3. Apology To My Lover 1/11/2013
4. Beware The Wild Things 10/31/2012
5. Gratitude 12/22/2012
6. The Lotus Eaters 11/1/2012
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The Lotus Eaters

I imagine the rage began with her leaving.
She left for many reasons. Some good...some not.

Sometimes you're awakened at night by the storm within;
wide-eyed, feeling small in the bed's yawning emptiness,
you seek solace in dreams. Tangled wet sheets, set aside
for the wash, betray your secret: a constant yearning for her.

Women try to heal you with the fire between their thighs
but your frigid seed turns them to stone; the bitter chill
of a heart frozen in time hardens inside then out.

There's a judgement upon these dusky, lotus-eaters....

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