Surrender

your soulful eyes

light me up

when you stare hungrily at me

your long fingers

stop my ragged breath

as they trail up my legs

your lips

so soft and full of promise

make me wild

with desire

your strong hands

pulling

pushing

grabbing

holding me down

lifting me…

Panther Rising

You move slowly

As you touch, kiss, taste

Each part of me

I breathe in your breath

Like a cat

As I surrender to the sensations

Sensual

Controlled

Calculated

Designed to seize me

A whispering feather

Barely grazing my skin

Teasing me

Then flying away

I move closer…

Awakening

Electricity flows through my veins

I am awakening

Deep slumber disguised as death

I had forgotten this feeling

Lost to numbness

So much betrayal

The flow can’t reach me in my armour

I am naked now

Raw

The spark has returned

Every piece of me alive

Every touch starts…

CRAVING

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” ~Rumi

My mind slips into remembrance of your touch

Your gaze…

Intense

Creating a fierce hunger in me

My heart skips a beat

Electricity…

Layers

“Releasing layers of pain”

~Painting by Sheritta Rogers

A spark of possibility

Exciting wonderment

What lies ahead?

Another layer reveals itself

Beneath the surface

Sadness for what was

What could have been

New beginnings illuminate the shadow

Fear, an armouring, folding in

A call to courage

To remain open…

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Writer, poet, Buddhist, yogini, world traveller, adventure seeker, wellness & knowledge junkie, and blessed mom to 2 grown kids and 2 dogs.

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