Bashful Lily

Poem written by Joni Caggiano on 06/25/20 - Photo by Couleur on Pexels.com black and white notes of the wide-eyed dusty pianospare the two lovers their uncharted melodybare windows are dripping tales on the insidewhile flushed water lilies turn their petals bashfullyemerald green and scarlet was their cottage on the searising from the bed now, … Continue reading Bashful Lily

My Honey Bee

Like honey the smell of the pink feathery blooms of the mimosaAre my contemplations of your wrinkled brow when I shall weepKnowing already, tender wounds which drip blood, that cut deep Dressings are indulgent shadows of a multitude of kisses laid softTo divert recollections that burden the holes where tears do pourFoulness one tries to … Continue reading My Honey Bee

My Pillar

Your touch reaches toward the Aegon seaYou open the door, your heart speaks to meCreating a sensation, a quiver, your smellsMy pillar, my very breath, my blushing tellsAs I ache, as a bee for honey, a hand for a gloveYou’re the man who gave friendship and loveCome to me under the sky and sing your … Continue reading My Pillar

Touch

Suddenly I am awake.Millions of black dots makea nearly dark ceiling appear solid.Staring at the tentaclesof the old southern fanlabored breaths strain for air.Our dog is old, his anguish mine. Transferring love onto my sweet boystiffness unwinding, easing under the lovemy touch brings to his aging body.In the center of my belly liesmy husband’s devoted … Continue reading Touch

My Compass

My eyes drift to paradise where angels dwellBashfully soft notes of a flute wafting gently overOcean's waves playing hypnotizing heart tunesRhythmic sounds changing as the small chasmOf my instrument seals with sea's thick saltLids closing blind my nose now my compassSmells of sweat and sandalwood intoxicatingWarm touches both soothing and arousingGardenia and lavender mixes with … Continue reading My Compass