Absent

long red hair hangs wet, on her firm, damp thighsintense is the coconut scent,from red orchids, given as absent reminderssilence, like heavy rain, falling on yielding green leasgold hearts dangle from sensitive lobes, a gift – a cursetears engulf the room, as soft petals float in milky dreamsher passion, burning holes in sheets still warmno … Continue reading Absent

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

Stung

OLYMPUS E-520 DIGITAL CAMERA- Photo and Poem by Joni Caggiano on May 22, 2020 Magic wings of evening time, lost, a button droppedA silk tie lies upon the clock that abruptly stoppedFrozen bitter is my stare; I ought not have tarried thereIt was I who flew into our nest of love, to be fairLike a … Continue reading Stung

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

The Taste of You

You found me in my twilight dreamsEven in death, you pursue my rawnessConcrete flooding my reposing portalsSeeking to preserve innocenceBack in the rustic hay barn, we sneakKentucky - sweet, warm earth and catfishCrawdads in streams where I drinkDivvying up hushpuppies in honey butterMusky smells rousing my dulled sensesAching, spilling blood on thriving mossMy pores open … Continue reading The Taste of You

Gabriela’s New Book Will Be Out Soon! Title: Passions: Love Poems and Other Writings

Please help me celebrate and congratulate Gabriela's New Book, which will be coming soon, by reading and commenting on all of Gabriela's current outstanding poetry published by Vita Brevis Press.  You can also go directly to this link to view her publications at the same time Gabriela's Poetry Page on Vita Brevis Press .  Don't forget to … Continue reading Gabriela’s New Book Will Be Out Soon! Title: Passions: Love Poems and Other Writings