MOODS

By expatriate

Sit there, arms folded about your knees
Sit there and sulk
And still you are beautiful even when your mood
Settles on your face like bad makeup
Your glances dance with the fire of your anger
And your tongue spews threats and accusations
But your beauty shields me from all harm
And i find wonder even in your wrath
 
Cry. . . . blackmail me with tears    
Knowing my heart is your ransom already paid
Advertise your disappointment with trembling lip
And sniff your sadness with jerky breaths
You will soon want refuge in my arms
Rest your head on my shoulder asking for promises
Then there will be crumpled sheets and anguished gasps
As you lock me within your legs and lift your eyes to god
 
Pout . . . no offense is greater than one against you
You know you seduce with a look over your shoulder
You use your beauty as a weapon and you invade at will
If i refuse, countless hearts wait for you to happen in
Come, let us pretend again that all is well
And you can move upon me with clenched teeth
And whimper before you collapse upon my chest
And lie about love
And i can believe it again and cherish a hope
About someday

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Copyright 2016 expatriate
Published on Sunday, January 31, 2016.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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  • cogitative On Thursday, February 9, 2017, cogitative (100)By person wrote:

    yes yes yes a true poet!

  • MR feathered fox On Wednesday, February 1, 2017, MR feathered fox (38)By person wrote:

    Beautiful and clever write I loved it just rated it a 10 We need a oncore

  • drasticdaydreams On Thursday, March 31, 2016, drasticdaydreams (79)By person wrote:

    This !!! That is a hit and a half. The heat in that piece.... need to take a step back. Love it.

  • expatriate On Thursday, March 31, 2016, expatriate (121)By person wrote:

    Thank you for reading and your comment of praise. I appreciate your visits.

  • Lilith Black On Sunday, March 13, 2016, Lilith Black (80)By person wrote:

    Oh my ... Wow. What a fantastic piece of creative writing. I loved every line of this. Such remarkable originality and vivid yet graceful eloquence. You didn't lose me in the complexity and paradoxical emotions that you expressed here but rather enlightened me. You gave me a sense of being invited to take a glimpse into this unfamiliar world. A glimpse that was revealed in much detail. I don't have enough praise for this. I'm simply and pleasantly blown away. You're a very talented writer sir. I look forward to reading through all your posts here.

  • expatriate On Sunday, March 13, 2016, expatriate (121)By person wrote:

    You're always so kind with your comments. I'm very happy that you liked this piece.

  • A former member wrote: Man, Just so well crafted. "Cry. . . . blackmail me with tears" "Knowing my heart is your ransom already paid" are what stood out to me the most amongst a beautiful expression of love.-Mrk

  • expatriate On Sunday, February 21, 2016, expatriate (121)By person wrote:

    I am honored that you visited yet another of my worksl and extremely pleased that you liked it.

  • Tagen On Tuesday, February 2, 2016, Tagen (131)By person wrote:

    Wow, vivid depth and thoughts laid so bare.. this is a treasure.

  • expatriate On Tuesday, February 2, 2016, expatriate (121)By person wrote:

    You're most kind, Tagen and I am pleased your enjoyed this work. Thank you.

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