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dreams of an impossible lover

February 14, 2012
By troubled-times GOLD, Richmond, Virginia
troubled-times GOLD, Richmond, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"Talents include talking about the X-Files and picking up dogs."

you love him
scrabblingly now

the way his back bends
when he leans over his desk,
how he buries his hands
in a mess of untamed hair
when he has nothing to say.

you want to love
the things he loves and inhabit his mind,
curled in some dark corner away from the rain,
and you would warm it up;
you would make it a home

to unfurl the trappings
of insecurity you find there,
project them onto everyone else
& watch him as a booming
before retracting the feelers
and bringing him back to himself.

you've written your
34th love poem of the day
for someone
whom you are not quite sure

The author's comments:
Fiction. I'm not sure where it came from, though.

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Beef. PLATINUM said...
on Feb. 28 2013 at 7:51 pm
Beef. PLATINUM, Kenmore, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
Does my sexiness upset you?
Does it come as a surprise
That I dance like I've got diamonds
At the meeting of my thighs?
- Maya Angelou, Still I Rise

Nothing ends
Nothing ever ends
- Dr. Manhattan, Watchmen

Sometimes I find myself praying for my future half. This is a new favorite