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I believe
In the promise of yesterday
The reflection of tomorrow
The precipice of your pouty lips
The sheer of your jagged hips
Eternity blinds the depths
Of pain's echoing eclipse

I forgot
Why the sun never lies
Silence washing over me 
Like warm chestnut eyes
A whisper of winter
Swirled in your touch
A fall to remember
A contour to clutch

I watch
To hear your sweet name
The leer of your tipped chair
The saunter of sideways hair
Throw around legs
Curled naked feet 
Tapping the open perfumed air

I felt
The fingernails of your fire
Midnight's moaning barbwire
Teeth baring shadow lit drapes
Lust found in fogged disgrace
The night forever broke 
Love's glass embrace

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  1. Date: 1/4/2012 6:34:00 AM
    Congratulations on making it through the 1st round of PoetrySoup International Contest. Wishing you the best in the finals Xavier. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/28/2011 3:43:00 PM
    Very Good!

  1. Date: 12/27/2011 7:50:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved featured poem this week Xavier. I wish you the best on your writing endeavors in the new year. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/26/2011 5:47:00 PM
    Strong imagery...enjoyed !!!

  1. Date: 12/19/2011 11:56:00 AM
    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and yours Xavier. Love and blessings, Carol

  1. Date: 5/15/2011 5:06:00 AM
    Really like you way you miss her legs thrown around you and her curled feet. "Midniht's moaning barbware" is a clever analogy to the "fingertips of your fire." Many beautiful images, Xavier. Love and blessings for a happy Sunday. I nearly have "Cry" memorized. It touched me so much. Love, Carolyn