Wednesday, 13 June 2018

A kiss from the count

Back in town to write for Poetry United with the prompt: Lust


photo from here

A kiss from the Count


"Drift into my dream of love" he whispers, 
gazing in the eyes of innocence,
reflecting an enchanting gentleman 
 guiding her to a space, where the sky
is cushioned with silver clouds 

above lupine lined milky roads 
mysteriously mesmerising

On this passage to paradise, he covers
her with charm and bends forwards
to seal her opal neck with his lips
Finger tips, slide softly down her silky skin
Her swelling lust......crashing
as red velvet drops merge into
a riverbed, meandering along her body

25 comments:

  1. Oh dear! Dracula is back is he? Hopefully that has sated his hunger for a bit.

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  2. Oh dear...misplaced lust can very well become self destructive...

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    1. Especially when dracula is there

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  3. Even the riverbed got its wee offering...

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    1. Makes me think of Leon Cohen "Forget your perfect offereing..." :)

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  4. I am borrowing your words to describe my feeling about this amazing poem: mysteriously mesmerising. Absolutely breathtaking. So nice to see you today Marja.

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  5. What would a lustful prompt be without the Count and the melodrama of his story?

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  6. Lust has claimed so many lives & many have meandered...
    Overpowering Lust- Anita

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  7. Hi Marja - you've done the photo and idea proud with these words ... sad and cruel as the blood trickles down ... brilliant poem - cheers Hilary

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  8. Marja, how nice to see you! You paint this scene so vividly I can see it. I especially love your first stanza. Those lupine lined milky roads.

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    1. Oh so nice to see you too and thanks :)

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  9. Ah yes, the Count. Back to claim another innocent. Wonderful!

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  10. Dracula makes his presence felt when innocence is exploited

    Hank

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  11. Wow, the ultimate in romantic ... and sinister.

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  12. Very sensous account of lust. I did revel in your alliteration

    Much♥️love

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  13. Such a beautiful and sensuous write Marja! That ending really was a twist! Brilliant!

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  14. My favorite phrase,

    'where the sky
    is cushioned with silver clouds
    above lupine lined milky roads

    I think the alliteration made it feel real, as if I was there. Wonderful!

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  15. I love anything with a vampire!

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