Anthony Dalby

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Become My Thirst - Poem by Anthony Dalby

This longing
is as fine as porcelain
irridescent in the morning light.

press it to your soft lips
and taste the nectar.
Become my thirst.

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  • (3/13/2008 12:18:00 PM)


    This is lyrically elegant, a spot-on description of desire.


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  • (6/14/2007 12:06:00 PM)

    Never have so few words touched me in the way this poem did.

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  • (2/22/2006 8:59:00 AM)

    Romantic. love the line become my thirst.


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  • (11/28/2005 4:33:00 AM)

    My thirst is quenched, I hope you find yours. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, November 21, 2005

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