Category Archives: Love affairs

His special essence

Reflecting sides of a prism,
full of light and diversity . . .
each time those eyes
burn with that special
brand of intensity
I want you more
than days before.
As layers peel, dimensions surface,
complexity interweaving
in subtle variations
of themes my own, yet
seen within your mind –
the pull between
your essence and mine
binds, grows, strengthens
and that certain allure
only you possess
comes into increasingly
sharp focus.
A unity of spirit exists
as we spin tales of days past
or speak in reverent tones
of a future misty and vague –
and a tiny voice
growing in strength
says I want to be there
to see the person
as he unfolds.

Opening the door

Opening the door to
that long boarded up space –
you peeked in, beheld
those treasures placed
in the strong hold,
and quietly closed the door,
allowing another the pleasure
of reveling in those gifts.

Though you chose not,
taking the route of less risk,
that key was placed
in the rusty, age-generated lock
making the passage of someone else
a little less difficult,
reducing the resistance
he might find.

Should I thank you
for opening me up
but leaving without
tasting the fruits
Or curse you, for
walking away, leaving
the passage clearer
than ever before?