I don’t quite like that guy.
That fellow standing in front of me.
Looking back at me. Looking just like me.
He stands tall, his heart is fair,
But I don’t like some of what I see.
His form’s not perfect.
It’s tarnished in places.
I can see his flaws up close. Continue reading →
Singeing, primal, momentary
Uplifting, intense, fulfilling
The memory still vivid
The blood still coursing
The breath still heavy
The heart still throbbing
The face still flush
Awash with intoxication
The afterglow of the encounter
The adrenaline of the escapade
The antidote to the ordinary
And across the schism, the aftermath
Oscillating, lingering, unforgiving
Between the conscience and the carnal
The detritus of an adulterated vow
Oh, beard of mine,
How I hate thee!
Vexed am I
For you intrude on my facial property
A scruffy nanometer of a nuisance at a time.
Scraggly, prickly, itchy, bristly.
As a lad, I once looked forward to your arrival,
Eager with anticipation
For each virgin hair.
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Seduced by her visage
Her laughter, the temptress
Bewitching, captivating, ensnaring
Cupid’s mischievous minstrel plucked a tune with my heartstrings
As the sorceress drew me ever deeper in
To a rapturous dalliance
Till my ensuing torment
Was shredded by the rapier of reality
Today, I take you on, my fears
You overwhelmed me all these years
Made me despair, had me in tears
Because of you I looked long but never leapt
Where many ran, I carefully stepped
You caused me to seem so out of depth
Many desires that I had sought
Those battles were lost before they were fought
You, fear, brought a lot to naught
From not wagering on a winning bet
To waking up in a clammy sweat
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Get your Choos off and then your Prada
Now peel off a layer and then another
Unveil the diaphanous
Disrobe the all-encompassing
No makeup, no botox, Continue reading →