Black & Kinky Amongst Brown Waves

poem/ pic of the week
August 14, 2012, 9:09 am
Filed under: DC life

his tightly balled hand
© 2012 by margaux delotte-bennett

his tightly balled hand
the size
and texture of a ripe apricot
rests in the hollow
on the left side of my neck

I wonder what dreams
he firmly holds
in that most perfect

he has only been sleeping for a
few stolen moments
but I feel as if I have been knighted
called to duty by this young king
to be a resting place
with beating heart
and billowing chest
just still enough
warm enough
to provide
that most perfect rest


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