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Two Poems

Delos T. Brown
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Surround me
with that black velvet stillness,
like when we dance so close.
Around my neck
let it wrap itself,
like your arms,
like the softest scarf.
Let it flutter in our breath
as we pause, chest to chest,
hesitating, not in doubt,
but for the surest second.
There, on the insides of the music,
with us standing in the center of its room
where rhythm hangs on the walls,
almost stilled in the slowness of time,
we will begin.
We will become the shadows.
Wanting to be held so simply
just arms around
just touching, breathing in
to feel softness curved round, around,
against, the warmth, the willow
of flesh, shade from so much,
resting place of lazy recline.
imagining your body, the curves
of my desires edged against the tightness
of thin cloth holding you, the colors
capturing your skin penetrating
the cotton, nylon, wrapped around
the boldness of your offering like small
waves around rounded stones at the land’s edge.
as though your skin were only a film covering
over liquid
or the most delicate flesh velvet petal...
to feel your touch so real and present...
I wish, I wish.
I would swallow you in my arms
dissolve between your thighs
and bury my being into that corner of
your neck, one inch below your ear
and tucked under your chin, that eternal
spring that makes love
to me with its glorious scent.
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Copyright ©Delos T. Brown, 2000
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Date of publicationOctober 2000
Collection RSSA Hot January
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