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our existences



I crave to slowly take you down again,
to watch you do the things you’ve said you don’t intend,
feel your chest beat steadily from deep within
and sip the sweet surrender of you giving in.

Fill my depth with what you have become to me.
Fall again though do it so unknowingly.
I can taste the want within the air you breathe
as there’s nothing left between us but intensity.

Just as surely as each season’s end transcends
our oppositions pause, an intoxicating blend
obeying every way we seek convergences
into the rushing fluid mesh of our existences.
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Submitted on May 01, 2011

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I wrote my first poem at the age of 10. Although I enjoyed reading and writing poetry, I didn't truly appreciate it until a few years ago. At 21 I started really writing for myself as a release. It has surely become my escape, my late night ritual, my confession. I feel honored to be a part of this community where so many talented poets come together. I appreciate any sentiment and am elated at the opportunity to comment on so many beautiful pieces! more…

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