Diane Hine

Silver Star - 4,143 Points (25 July 1956)

Anglers In Love - Poem by Diane Hine

A ppease my greed,
N arcotic scentress,
G lowing pure quintessence.
L et's mix our blood,
E xcite a flood and
R ig my evanescence.
F or I've great need
I nternally, of
S ustenance and succor.
H ear this, my love,
L et's blend, for I'm an
U rgent little sucker.
S hare my organs, I behest these,
T ake, but save my testes.

B y pheromones
I ‘ll hypnotize you,
O h my darling, bite me.
L et's roam deep zones,
U nbroken sweethearts,
M eld with Aphrodite.
I nfuse my flesh,
N epenthean lover,
E ver-bonded nomads.
S o we may mesh,
C onflating all,
E xcept your pretty gonads.
N ow, in bioluminescence
T rust my tender essence.

Poet's Notes about The Poem

The tiny males of some deep-sea anglerfish find females by detecting their pheromones.They bite into the female's skin and the tissues and blood vessels fuse.The male's organs gradually degenerate, except for their testes.Only the females have bioluminescent lures to attract prey.

Comments about Anglers In Love by Diane Hine

  • Lyn Paul (1/10/2014 6:40:00 PM)

    Love the way you think of every species and there organs. Again you have displayed your writing and scientific talent/ (Report) Reply

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  • Mark Dillon (9/4/2012 8:02:00 PM)

    i have to say i was hooked from the first line. (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (9/3/2012 10:30:00 AM)

    Interesting write and very cleverly constructed. (Report) Reply

  • (9/3/2012 6:35:00 AM)

    The Gods are so great to design the weapons in different forms! Nice poet's Notes! (Report) Reply

  • (9/3/2012 5:03:00 AM)

    Perhaps the true meaning of souls united, conflated and nepenthan. Great stuff. (Report) Reply

  • (9/3/2012 4:02:00 AM)

    This is great use of words....wonderful poem! :) (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, September 2, 2012

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