Making Love To The Muse

She followed me downward,
  her lips were on fire

From the depths of her lake,
  every wish she inspired

Water everywhere,
  lily pads on end

A frog left unkissed,
  the price of pretend

She looked at me sadly,
  the bottom came soon

My arms reached out madly,
  to drown or to swoon

Her voice calling gently,
  my spirit renamed

As my soul she undressed,
 —inside her again

(Villanova Pennsylvania: August, 2017)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on August 21, 2017

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Kurt Philip Behm

Longtime writer with twelve books in publication. Three of them Poetry. : The Death Of The Playground : The Sword Of Ichiban : Searching For Crazy Horse : Darkening Sun : An Anthology Of Perception-Vol's 1 & 2 : After Midnight : Sammy And Bumpers : The Fall City Mandate : Revenge Along The War Trail : Death from The Sky more…

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