28: Inkling

it was just an inkling,
nothing more,
the softest of whispers
before the dawn

his touch speaking volumes,
a sweet caress
as she folded into his arms,
become his to possess

his to hold,
his to bind
all his to do as he pleased
two hearts entwined

and in the morning light,
when the doubts would flee
she knew then he was hers
utterly, completely

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27: Inscrutable

i wish you’d tell me things, she said
i wish you’d tell me lies
instead, you are inscrutable
every emotion hidden behind your eyes

tell me the things you wish for,
tell me your dreams
let me be the one you turn to
when the demons gnaw at the seams

but i tell you these things already
he whispered in her ear
as he wrapped her in his warmth, his love
till he swallowed all her fears.

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24: Dominant

he’s the keeper of her heart,
her body, and her soul,
he calms the storms raging inside her,
he’s the one who makes her whole

it’s a choice she makes every day,
it’s the only thing she wants
that he be her Sir and her Master,
that he be her Dominant

for it frees her from the days
solving all the worries of her world
transporting her to a place where the only thing
that matters is his word

it’s the sanctuary she craves
the moment she’s in his arms
cradled by his words, his warmth, his love,
where he’ll keep her safe from harm

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19: Blink

Blink and you’ll miss it,
the old woman said
and before you know it,
it’ll be the end

and you’ll realize too late
that you’ve yet to step out that door
even if you have no idea yet
what treasures to look for

for there’s so much to see
out there in the sun
so much to experience
before this short life is done

a kind smile
can light up one’s day
or just a look that says you care
when there’s nothing left to say

So stop your worrying,
don’t wait too late
take that step you’ve been dreaming of
there’s so much at stake.

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17: Agile

I’m not as agile
as I used to be–
there are just too many words
wanting to get out of me

so many things
I want to say
it simply depends
on the mood of the day

for sometimes
I just want to disappear
in a world where
everything is crystal clear

where yes is yes
and no is no
where nothing’s too fast
or too slow

where gentility lives
and love still reigns
but that’s long gone now
depending on the day.

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1: Conversation

it’s the conversation they’re not having–
the one that hangs heavy in the room,
the silence deafening the longer they stay there,
what had once been a home now a tomb
of unspoken emotions
and unfulfilled dreams
it’s life, she tells herself every morning,
one that’s long broken from its seams.

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Belong

I remember the days
when I jokingly wrote about
the things I feared the most,
I think it was zombies
and earthquakes
Until the day came
when simply the act
of walking out my door
pretty much does it

because I’m not white,
and I’m an immigrant.
And somewhere out there,
someone is angrily
and righteously thinking,
that I don’t belong.

And in their hateful eyes,
they’re convinced they’re not wrong.

Reprieve

it’s a different world out there
a sense of darkness lingers in the air
where hatred and prejudice have claimed the day,
where humanness and compassion have lost their way

will hatred win and will love lose?
what now should our children choose
when words of hatred spew from everywhere
from mouths of leaders who do not care?

where courageous acts go unnoticed
indifference reigns, a sad prognosis
for the world that once was, nothing but a dream now
how do we move on? I no longer know how.

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