Sheila Knowles

Naked - Poem by Sheila Knowles

This morning when I woke
I choked
on the freshness of your breath
that serenity
in your smile
stripped me bare
and your thoughts
dabbed their pristine fingers
inside my dirty mind

I lay there panting
wondering how you’d react
to what you found
as you strip searched me
down to the bloody raw
and flinched
at all the the ugliness
I guess
I just can't hide
my grubby nakedness
from you

Comments about Naked by Sheila Knowles

  • (12/7/2005 12:42:00 AM)

    if your body is as beautiful as your mind, and I suspect it is, what's the problem? (Report) Reply

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  • (11/29/2005 5:28:00 PM)

    I sense your feeling of unworthines through this very worthy poem. Excellent! (Report) Reply

  • (10/14/2005 8:23:00 PM)

    That's getting down to it. Loved it, Sheila. (Report) Reply

  • (10/11/2005 8:12:00 PM)

    Oh my. This really is pause for thought. Powerful.

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  • (10/11/2005 7:28:00 PM)

    sheila...very raw and powerful...i enjoyed it (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, October 11, 2005

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