Iohannes Silvaticus

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Love Me Naked - Poem by Iohannes Silvaticus

Can you see me?
In the dark, naked,
Like how my love sees you
Undressed to the very bones
And place my tongue
On your candy floss marrow.
When you are old and grey,
Then I lay my hands
On your shiny new titanium
Replacement hip bones.
Reveal your lips for
Porcelain dentures,
Crack your ribs to find
My pacemaker there and that
You were housing half a soul?

As was I.

Two halves that make a whole,
Two prosthetic hearts with batteries getting old.

Comments about Love Me Naked by Iohannes Silvaticus

  • (3/10/2009 3:16:00 AM)

    Undressed to the very bones

    great lines Iohannes...loved your poem :))

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 19, 2009

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