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Nassif Younes Aug 2016
I can feel you behind me.
I can hear the spit swirl in your mouth as you smile.
I can feel the pop of air as it opens
And as a small crack opens up in your lip
I can hear a single flake of dry skin
Fall to the ground.

All that
And I still wasn't quick enough.
I can imagine the thrill you felt
When my trembling shook through the air
And against your body.
The heat coming off me as my blood raced towards the surface
Must have been paradise -
Would have been paradise -
If you were anything like me

But you were always the colder one.
So when your steady fingers
Met that first single strand of hair
On the back of my neck -
When it jumped up on end
And broke it's back
Stretching out to touch you -
You knew
I was all yours
And you
Didn't feel a thing.
Ryan A Flournoy Feb 2014
Submissive my body tender and weak.
Closer to death my body must be.

If I must attest then it's fluids at best.
Submissive my body the pain and the rest.

I should have known from the jump, for I had not been foretold.
Steer clear of its wrath, it's no common cold.

The fight continues, the world on a spin. God speed to you and this ibuprofen.
Martin Dove Oct 5
The creative process
is a mysterious deed
No one quite knows
why the mind has this need
To look and to think
and to say what it thought.
To put into context
for those whom it got -
Its Ideas, its Memes
Its articulate streams
Its power, its ability
to hold tight all the seams.
I love this ability
no need for nobility.
Closer to truth
is my final vicinity.
Alyssa Underwood Jul 2016
It is not the nature of things or people to satisfy us,
but to awaken in us the desire to be satisfied.
For all of this Earth’s wonder and beauty and mystery,
it's only meant to serve as a great cosmic magnet
pulling us to our Source. May every scent and song,
every shadow and sorrow move us ever closer to Him.
"'Come, all you who are thirsty,
come to the waters;
and you who have no money,
come, buy and eat!
Come, buy wine and milk
without money and without cost.
Why spend money on what is not bread,
and your labor on what does not satisfy?
Listen, listen to Me, and eat what is good,
and your soul will delight in the richest of fare.
Give ear and come to Me;
listen, that you may live.
I will make an everlasting covenant with you,
My faithful love promised to David...'
Seek the LORD while He may be found;
call on Him while He is near...
You will go out in joy
and be led forth in peace;
the mountains and hills
will burst into song before you,
and all the trees of the field
will clap their hands."
~ Isaiah 55:1-3,6,12
Alyssa Underwood Jan 2016
Thou hast seen my grieving heart
And hast not turned my soul away
But invited me, “Come closer.”
Ever near Thy heart to stay

Thou hast drawn me with Thy goodness
And encircled me with grace
Yea, bestowed such loving-kindness
And revealed to me Thy face
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