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A Window On Our World

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A Window On Our World

I see through this glass darkly,
but how love brought light alive in the early days.
Me, coaxing the sunlight into your smile,
and you, conjuring the moonlight in my eyes.
Trembling newly in our expectations and ecstasies,
lust pulling insatiable and magnetic between us.
Completely sold on you, hooked by one lingering look,
quietly following that euphemism 'coffee' into the house.

Clothes and morals abandoned on the living room floor;
last garments of guilt thrown over a chair.
My nipples tingling for your touch,
the orange Axminster burning into my back,
your hips grinding me into flowers on the floor.
Summer meandering in over the windowsill;
curtain-shadowed, in the bedroom's billowing blue,
tangled together in sweat-wet sheets,

climbing to passion's pinnacle.
But reality reaches through the window of dream - 
fumbling my way down to the kitchen,
clumsy and heavy from sleep, branded forever by you:
cherry bite blood blisters on my lips,
thundercloud bruises on my thighs.
My body still begging you to hold me bone-crushing tight,
stars exploding around us in the tingling dark.



This is the very first poem I posted on soup, and I was a bit apprehensive as to how it would be received, but at the same time I wanted to make my mark on the site with something a little 'edgy' and risque, to show that I wasn't one to shy away from writing openly and explicitly. I guess I chose this poem as my debut poem because I thought it would grab readers!


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  1. Date: 3/8/2015 12:34:00 PM
    Hi Charlotte, Congratulations, on your fine win. <3 LINDA <3

  1. Date: 3/5/2015 11:31:00 PM
    Charlotte, CONGRATULATIONS, on your Beginnings Matter Win ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 3/5/2015 1:46:00 AM
    Owe-some, Congs, My Fav Lines: Clothes and morals abandoned on the living room floor; last garments of guilt thrown over a chair. My nipples tingling for your touch, Owe-some, Bryan Loves

  1. Date: 3/5/2015 1:08:00 AM
    explosive Charlotte.. :)! descriptive and captivating in each line! WOW! KUDOS!//olive eloisa

  1. Date: 3/4/2015 11:59:00 PM
    Wowza Charlotte, congrats on a beautifully erotic piece of poetry, so carefully constructed that it just melts in your mouth. :)

  1. Date: 3/4/2015 10:18:00 PM
    Congratulation on your win. A 7 on this very passionate write

  1. Date: 3/4/2015 5:08:00 PM
    Charlotte, this poem is a magnificent sample of your poems drawing me in to becoming a fan favorite of your work. This is exhilarating! Congrats on your first placement! A shinning 7

  1. Date: 3/4/2015 10:55:00 AM
    Well dear lady - I commented on this before and have only two things to add...Congratulations and regardless of whether this is fantasy or real, this masterpiece makes me wish it woulda been me! - Tim

  1. Date: 3/4/2015 10:04:00 AM
    Wow Charlotte the words explode of the page - loved the 'euphanism' for coffee and the poem wow wow so erotic - congrats on your top spot in the contest:-) hugs Jan xx

  1. Date: 10/3/2013 8:45:00 AM
    Well, I decided to find your first poem to see where it all started and you were as fine a poet then as you are now...This is erotic, brutal and absolutely beautiful...My heart is pounding - Tim

  1. Date: 10/3/2013 8:41:00 AM
    Well, I decided to find your first poem to see where it all started and you were as fine a poet then as you are now...This is sensual, brutal and absolutely beautiful - Tim

  1. Date: 4/7/2013 11:19:00 PM
    Hi Charlotte, Checking in on this poem once again to savour its awesome beauty:) Jaggy

  1. Date: 3/22/2013 6:04:00 PM
    Just had a look at your first poem here. It is erotically enticing and lovely in imagery. Soupmail!, hugs :) Jag

  1. Date: 3/1/2013 6:14:00 AM
    Hi Charlotte, just taking in your first poem posted here on soup, and i'm not disappointed,, this truly wonderful poetry, that one like me that as come accustomed to when reading your repertoire.

  1. Date: 6/26/2011 5:27:00 PM
    This has to be the most erotic write I've ever read! Beautiful chemistry. So much passion in this poem and emotion and creativity is so wonderful here. I'm so happy and enthused to read more of your work!

  1. Date: 5/2/2011 4:03:00 AM
    Congratulations Charlotte on your win in Jimmy's contest. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/1/2011 5:12:00 PM
    Very erotic! and tastefully done, real, like all your write, real and raw, excellent win! Light & Love

  1. Date: 3/26/2011 9:59:00 PM
    I'm glad you entered this one in soup's big contest.It is one of my favorites of your poems. Congrats on round one.

  1. Date: 3/9/2011 6:08:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through round one of PoetrySoup's contest. The very best to you in the finals Charlotte. Love Carol

  1. Date: 2/15/2011 2:58:00 PM
    wow, some heavy lovemaking described here. But in the way a woman wants to see it described, beautifully erotic! I loved so many different lines here I can't point them out. At least half the lines of this poem filled with the greatest imagery! andrea

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