Dawn Breaks

Strutting
hips sashaying
blind to the eyes that turn
fixated on the horizon
what will be coming anew.
Day dreams of seduction
whispered smile
dancing across blood red lips
lick
flicking tongue
drawn in
by the mere sight of…..
heaving breasts
creamy skin
fingers tipped with talons
all the better to break the skin
the spirit
of all who will fall at……
the altar of desire
coming up for air
briefly
tumbling beneath roaring waves
passion floods all sesnses
there is no longer a route back
only forward…..
headlong down the rabbit hole
where life is turned upside down
where to flirt is to love
and to love is to succumb
into a fevered dream
broken by the first creeping rays of dawn
across the bed sheets.
©August 17/19
Picture via Pinteres

Haunted Heart

Yearning
fingers reaching
bells chiming
message arrives
breath catches
is it true
does he want you?
Hide shy smiles
eyes bright with laughter
warmth arising
arms pulling you close
if this is a dream
please do not let it end.
Awakening
alone once more
figment of your imagination
a tale woven
to keep the darkness at bay.
Plod through each day
grey
unappealing
alone
heartache ever constant
is there no cure?
Drizzling rain
stand
getting soaked through
tears cannot be seen
mixed with the pouring from the sky.
Love songs on repeat
endless declarations
places to be
places to go
places to meet your lover at will.
Silence lingers long on the tongue
whispers heard 
made to come undone
wrapped within scarlet ribbons
loveless
lifeless
alone……
©August 16/19
Picture found on Pinterest