voices from poets I admire

This is not a small voice but a lake

She bends over me

Sucking the bones

Spitting closed vowels each morning

Tasting desire –

The kind of love that is draining.

I hold, searching my reaches,

I want….. someone

Who energizes me

A face that replaces the darkness.

Lines taken from these poets who inspire me:

Sonia Sanchez, Robert Frost, Sylvia Plath, and Rupi Kaur.

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