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Wedding Picture Face Down - Poem by Uriah Hamilton

A man follows an alluring woman
From a bookstore rendezvous
Through twisting streets
Of illicit passion;
He enters her house
To gently kiss her neck
In the plain white kitchen
Where she has prepared meals
For life-draining years
For the same unappreciative husband.

He removes her clothes
Slowly in the afternoon,
Dropping her panties in a hallway
Next to her husband’s study;
He tastes her body, the warm sweetness,
Until she achingly moans.
He gazes for a moment at a wedding picture
And then turns it face down;
He makes no promises
Beyond the present adoration
Of her tender body
Currently unused for years
In the confines of her bedroom.

Forbidden lust
Has a magnetic pull;
The biting of shoulders,
Red finger marks left on the flesh
That was firmly pressed,
Her designations of sensual desire,
To be later camouflaged and covered up
By modest clothing and showers discreetly taken
When her husband isn’t present
To hand her a towel.


Comments about Wedding Picture Face Down by Uriah Hamilton

  • Rookie - 3 Points Shannon Chapel (12/30/2005 11:26:00 PM)

    Bravo! Reminds me a bit of a poem I wrote called, 'Secret Admirer.' Forbidden pleasures...aah. Well done.

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,353 Points Ernestine Northover (10/16/2005 1:35:00 PM)

    Brilliant Uriah, it certainly raises one's temperature, I love the face down picture line, strange how a picture that cannot see or hear can become so important, giving a feeling of guilt. Sincerely Ernestine (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Mahnaz Zardoust-Ahari (10/14/2005 11:12:00 AM)

    Very intense as usual Uriah.....I feel like I'm reading something tforbidden :) I loved it as always :) (Report) Reply

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Poems About Wedding

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  2. 2. On A Wedding Anniversary , Dylan Thomas
  3. 3. The Wedding , lady grace
  4. 4. Tin Wedding Whistle , Ogden Nash
  5. 5. Wedding Toast , Richard Wilbur
  6. 6. Wedding-Ring , Denise Levertov
  7. 7. At The Wedding-March , Gerard Manley Hopkins
  8. 8. A Slice Of Wedding Cake , Robert Graves
  9. 9. Hiawatha's Wedding-Feast , Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  10. 10. Wedding-Hymn , Sidney Lanier
  11. 11. At A Hasty Wedding , Thomas Hardy
  12. 12. The Wedding Shop , Ernestine Northover
  13. 13. On The Night Of A Friend's Wedding , Edwin Arlington Robinson
  14. 14. Peasant Wedding , William Carlos Williams
  15. 15. The Wedding Dance In The Open Air , William Carlos Williams
  16. 16. Wedding , Vasko Popa
  17. 17. The Wedding Ring , Robert William Service
  18. 18. Wedding Picture Face Down , Uriah Hamilton
  19. 19. The Wedding Of The Rose And The Lotos , Vachel Lindsay
  20. 20. Maran-Milan (Death-Wedding) , Rabindranath Tagore
  21. 21. The Wedding Ring Dance , Anne Sexton
  22. 22. Wedding Song , Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  23. 23. Edmund's Wedding , Mary Darby Robinson
  24. 24. ~ My Mom’s Wedding ~ , MS. NIVEDITA BAGCHI SPC. UK.
  25. 25. The Iron Wedding Rings , Henry Lawson
  26. 26. To My Husband On Our Wedding-Day , Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon
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  28. 28. Wedding Bells , Nikunj Sharma
  29. 29. A Wedding Song , Jean Ingelow
  30. 30. Wedding Night , Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  31. 31. The Silver One-Carlita's Wedding Vows , Lonnie Hicks
  32. 32. Bab's Wedding Song , Scarlett Treat
  33. 33. (harichandran) 04 The King's Wedding (I) , Rajaram Ramachandran
  34. 34. A Winter Wedding. , Fay Slimm
  35. 35. Wedding Song , Sappho
  36. 36. Sir Curt's Wedding-Journey , Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  37. 37. 08. Spring Wedding (Charles And Camilla) , john tiong chunghoo
  38. 38. On My Wedding-Day , George Gordon Byron
  39. 39. Happy Wedding Anniversary Meggie , David Harris
  40. 40. The Golden Wedding Of Sterling And Sarah.. , Sidney Lanier
  41. 41. Epigram On My Wedding- Day To Penelope , George Gordon Byron
  42. 42. Summer Wedding Autumn Dad , Lonnie Hicks
  43. 43. The Wedding Sermon , Coventry Patmore
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  45. 45. A Wedding March , Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
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  48. 48. Wedding Ring , David Harris
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