passion (poem)

passion

what is passion

but intense desire

a torrent of kisses

cascading over two bodies

entwined

entangled arms and legs

and hair

surging over the sheets

a surf

washing the shore

in endless motion

spent

like the sea

gently lapping at

the beach

pulling at the sand

persistent

incessant

tender caresses

silent

but for a faint sighing

echoed infinitessimally

in love

tracing patterns

across wet sand

over and over

again

the sea

runs its fingers

over the beach

picking at the particles

leaving its marks

in wet kisses washed over

by more kisses

building up anew

a storm

beating against the shore

relentlessly

thrashing the sands

thrown up in throes

of passion.

 

© Cindy Lapeña, 2012

 

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