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for Nanay who left for celestial embrace

Hello, you. I’m speaking to you, in heavy
breathing, because last night it rained 
while I was asleep and dreaming

your lips: the thirst-worn cracks 
of red, the silence they heaved. 
Some truths, of mostly naked. 

Like your tale of fairies flying, 
finding their way home into trunks
of trees. Like your kiss in dreams 

of that which bridges you to me. 
Have you kissed me, stolen
like your promise I once believed 

before you turned your back and left 
and kept those lips, in sleep?
Hello, you. I cannot figure. Only that 

it has been a struggle to breathe,
and sleep and dream deep 
now and each night rain begins.

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  1. Date: 6/17/2012 10:18:00 AM
    Now this one I like. Your second stanza is genius. Can't believe this is my first post after four years ha ha. Keep it up!

  1. Date: 6/4/2010 5:41:00 AM
    Wonderful Poetry. Congratulations

  1. Date: 6/3/2010 9:10:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through the first round Gino. I wish you the best in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/31/2010 2:44:00 PM
    Congratulations on making it through the first round of the Poetry Soup contest with this poem. Best wishes in the finals. Karen

  1. Date: 5/3/2010 6:52:00 PM
    Congratulations Gino on youyr worthy poem feature this seek. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 5/3/2010 9:16:00 AM
    Many congrats on your featured piece. Rgds Janette

  1. Date: 5/3/2010 3:57:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week at PoetrySoup. May you have many more features Gino. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/5/2010 11:15:00 AM
    Thank you for sharing your wonderful poetry with us today Gino. May your writing take you to new heights each and every day. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/5/2010 8:42:00 AM
    I like this, it's dark and enchanting at the same time. I love your description of lips: "the thirst-worn cracks of red, the silence they heaved. Some truths, of mostly naked." Good stuff. ~ KC