Lana Hensley

The Need To Write Poetry - Poem by Lana Hensley

The white of the paper

haunts me

Hungering for ink to fill its


A desire to be stained with


In my mind it plants

a seed

Water me with the liquid from

thy pen

Blue, Black, Red, I care not which of these

you choose

Let it soak deep


And I will be your


Keeping watch over the words that sprout from your


And drip sticky sweet like nectar, I am


Like the taste of maple sugar

glazed lips

Palate wet with temptation


Comments about The Need To Write Poetry by Lana Hensley

  • (10/7/2005 3:21:00 AM)

    Nice... some great lines here (Report) Reply

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  • (10/6/2005 10:34:00 PM)

    I really like this!
    Theodora Onken
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, October 6, 2005

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