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The salt and sweetness
the soft, soft skin
the shudder and sigh
as I take you in.
Surrounded by you-
the scent of earth
and ocean
and open skies
and the fires
of summer nights past
and I taste you,
your sweet, soft skin
the sharp salt on my tongue
as I take you in
and you shudder and sign
and oh, oh my...
The muse found me tonight.  Or maybe it's that I've absorbed all I can about human cells from the textbook, and this is a steam vent to allow more learning to happen. Either way, writing occurred.  Enjoy.
I have been here always
in one form or another.
molecules and particles...
Matter never created or
destroyed, you know.
A cycle of transfers.
The me you know
will someday blow
across your face
in the form of subatomic
bits and pieces.
Will some part of you
feel that and know?
often I awake
feeling like I'm drowning
and there is no boat,
no lifeline,
not even one
rot-forsaken
jagged rock
to hoist myself upon,
to breathe for a
minute.
And I want it to end.
All of it.
To simply go under
the waves
and not come up.
Let the darkness claim
whatever it wants.
But that's too easy.
And I'd miss something.
I'd miss the sunlight
breaking over the eastern horizon,
the sound of snow falling in
the woods,
the taste of good bourbon,
the warmth of a roaring fire.
I'd miss the weight of a sleepy child,
the shock of a cool lake in summer,
and the feel of grass under my feet.
So I fight.
I claw my way to the surface
as each wave crashes over.
Defiant of the darkness.
And there I am
tall and strong
new scars to tell
the stories
of where I was
and how I've been
and how I've
just scraped by.
And every curve
carved out
and polished
by time.
And I stand
exposed
to love myself
like no one
ever could.
Tall and strong
lean and long
oh, but if they
only would.

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Lorelei
Artist | Hobbyist | Literature
United States
Current Residence: Somewhere in the midwestern U.S.
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Leave comments.  Help me grow.  My muse randomly shows up and I put down as many words as will flow out of me at any given time, then the well dries up and it's sometimes years before I add more here.  

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:iconwakasashe:
wakasashe Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2006
Thanks for the +fav!
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Bernardumaine Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2005  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks a lot for adding "Rude awakening" to your favs !
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zebrazebrazebra Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2005  Professional Writer
Cheers for the favourites, mittens! :peace:
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erdbeertee Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2005   Photographer
cool pix, but you should trim them to a smaller size...
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erasexrewind Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2005  Professional Photographer
hey
:wave:
thx for da add!
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DarkVanilla Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2005
Danke fürs :+devwatch: ! :)
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danielzklein Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2005  Hobbyist Writer
Tach, unn? Wie hat sie mich gefunden? (also vom Findungsweg her, nicht so sehr die Bewertung ;P)
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hentai-kitty Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2005  Professional Traditional Artist
thank u so much for the devwatch and for your nice note :hug:
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Const Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2005   Photographer
Thanks for the :+fav:
Be good :P

- Constantine.
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kevjb Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2005
Thanks for the Fav.
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