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False Indigo

Your touch, a gentle whisper in the night;
Your hand, soft, grazes my throat like a ghost, 
And despite my hopes for a spark of light,
Your darkness is what I seek out the most.

Your lips, like fine oak-aged arsenic on ice
Smooth, bitter tragedy beyond your years.
They taste of menace; the menace is nice.
It reminds me of my nightmares and fears.

Your eyes, False Indigo; beauty so deep.
Baneful glories atop; spikes underneath.
They hold me entranced, your's forever to keep.
They lie with each glint; I keep my belief.

Your soul, blood diamonds; gorgeous, cruel and sold.
My soul, tarnished, with this dark love so cold.

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  1. Date: 2/24/2011 9:48:00 AM
    Congratulations Kristen on your well deserved win for your poem in Debbie Guzzi's contest "Anything Goes". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/15/2011 11:25:00 AM
    How sad that this man's soul is hard and cold, Kristen. A very moving poem. Congratulations on your win in Deb's contest! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 2/14/2011 11:36:00 PM
    Wow! What a sensual, beautiful, Sonnet, Kristen. Congrat's on your BIG WIN! Elaine

  1. Date: 2/14/2011 8:39:00 PM
    I dont think Ive read your poems before..but I will look for them now. This is great..congrats on your win. BG

  1. Date: 2/14/2011 8:34:00 PM
    A splendid example of a sonnet poem. Congratulations on winning in Debbie's contest with this entry.

  1. Date: 2/14/2011 7:59:00 PM
    Congrats Kristen on your super win in Debbie's contest with this brilliant beauty luv.. enjoy...

  1. Date: 2/14/2011 5:58:00 PM
    Congratulations on your big win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 1/20/2011 8:03:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading your excellent poetry this morning Kristen. Wishing you a wonderful day. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/20/2011 3:12:00 AM
    Nide passionate sonnet with nice rhymings, Kristen