Saturday, April 12, 2014

alchemy

 

alchemy

 

pulse

quickened

nerve endings

rise quivering

as we transmute this

friendship into something

dangerous and exciting

as our lips quest, finding their mark

for the first time, unsure of why or

how this came to be, we tense and relax

space between tension and relaxation

now filled with discovery and flow

of energy now matching pace

with wishful thoughts now granted

by fortune’s kind favor

at mystery’s end

its beginning

all are one

with this

kiss

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NaPoWriMo: Day 12. Poetic form: Double Etheree. I learned about this form from reading Cressida de Nova’s wonderful work.

2 comments:

  1. The etheree suits the exciting tantalising subject of the poem.
    This is a good example of how a feeling can be best expressed in the stricture of an imposed form rather than free verse.It somehow makes it more compelling and urgent. I enjoyed this.

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  2. Very cool and I learned a new form! I am going to have to try this. You also have a talent for expressing intimacy.

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