I Want a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

Word of the Day – Lust

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“If we the substituted the word Lust’ for ‘Love’ in the the popular songs it would nearer the truth.”   Sylvia Plath

 

I Want

How I want, yes want
the depth of your smoky eyes,
and to capture the rainbow that
speaks from your heart
in syllables of colour
vibrating your slender spine,
soon to quench my desire
and to drink your most perfect skin
while greedily feasting on the
abundance of the shore of your lips,
to ravage your coastline
and breathe the note of your whole.

©Paul Vincent Cannon

Paul, pvcann.com

30 Comments

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30 responses to “I Want a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. Gorgeous poem. May I reblog soon?

    Liked by 1 person

  2. I’m referring to the challenge poem, “I Want.”

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Those final three lines are absolutely breathtaking, Paul. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  4. What a wonderful metaphor, with a “rainbow speaking form the heart”. Michael

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  5. Lust or love? Ain’t that the same thing? 🙂

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