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Late nights spent with Jess

Her December skin 
Now sweetly rests on my lips
Still taking my breath

Pale moonlit hours spent together
We conversed solely about matters of perfection, 
about how it's only a state of one's perception 
I didn't tell her then, now I wish I had
That the way her upper lip quivered
as she dug deeper into her soul
for answers to the questions her
body ached for her to ask 
would be the very thing to do me in
Everyday now I beg for us to be snowed in
There are so many things I'd love to do with you
or to you...

First, make love to you
Second, make love to your soul
Third, give in to you

I'll lust no longer,
But surrender all I have
To always be yours

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 6/9/2016 11:05:00 PM
Ben nice to read this again..SKAT
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Date: 9/4/2015 10:24:00 PM
Ben.. Your Haibun is impressive and I congratulate you for your win in this unique contest!
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Date: 8/21/2015 9:19:00 AM
Creative winner in the contest..Way to go..Sara
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Date: 8/21/2015 2:04:00 AM
Congrats on wonderful win ben with this amazing haibun!
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Date: 8/21/2015 1:47:00 AM
I really enjoyed the beautiful romantic and sensual imagery Ben congrats on your HM in the contest:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 8/20/2015 7:30:00 PM
Ben, Congrats on your HM win. SKAT
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Date: 8/18/2015 8:30:00 AM
Hello Ben, and welcome to Poetry Soup. I'm really impressed by this write, and like to see your unique take on the haibun form. Thank you for entering my contest. However I'm sorry to say that on this occasion you have not made my top 20. I have been really lucky to receive a lot of strong haibun, and most of them are a more traditional format, so they will be going through. I will be giving this piece a honourable mention, which will allow others to follow a link back and enjoy this poem.
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Date: 8/13/2015 10:56:00 PM
BEN.. this is a powerful, well constructed write, that I enjoyed reading today! I want to WELCOME you to Poetry Soup, a great place to display your creative, artist works. It's also an ideal place to meet and be shaped by other poets. I read a lot of poems and I'm looking forward to checking out more of your works. PS.. If you have a moment, check out my poems as well. I'm looking forward to becoming friends with those who do (Iron sharpens Iron).. Talk soon, LYRIC MAN
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Date: 8/8/2015 1:16:00 AM
Ben, you will enjoy this site.. thank you for the sweet reply on my comment.... Linda
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Date: 8/8/2015 12:40:00 AM
Hi Ben Welcome to Poetry Soup. It will be a delight to read and become familiar with your poems in the future. As for now, I will greet you with the same smile others passed when I first joined the soup. Wishing you and your poetry the best. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here STARTING with me- SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you wish. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND" Hugs* SKAT
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Ben Goodwin
Date: 8/8/2015 12:45:00 AM
Hello! How sweet of you (: I'm 17, and trying to establish myself as a poet. I work with bees and old vws are my life! *hugs*
Date: 8/7/2015 11:35:00 PM
This is nice Ben, A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. I hope you have fun with this wonderful community. You'll find many friendly poets who are ready to support and give positive feedback. I will enjoy following you and your poetry when you are ready :) We are Lucky To Have you. Enjoy Poetry Soup:) Your New Poet Friend @-> LINDA <-@
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Ben Goodwin
Date: 8/8/2015 12:46:00 AM
Thank you! It's so nice to feel such a warm welcome (: