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Sleeping With The Enemy


See what you want to see
Don't Look at me!
You are staring you are watching;
Eat what you can't be

Come sleep by my side
The whole world is our playground
Don't make a sound
Stop clowning around

In the mist of the night,
You keep me from crying

I wipe off the taste of your lips
You kiss me starting at my inner hips
You broke me in a way..
I hate to say your love is better every day 
I deny you, the one thing I can't say

You are my pillow
Where I rest my legs,
Can you feel me~
This moment feels right
I just want to die here, 
Die here ~ 
Die here by your side

I sleep with my eyes wide open,
I sleep with the enemy by my side
Come here and hold me
After you watched my worlds collide
Come here and love me
I'm yours till the end of time
You can rock me!
Under the moon and its rhyme
I put it all to a side, how I hate you inside
I can't let go
I just want you to know
I'm a fool in love with you
Even if it doesn't show!

12- 7- 10

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011

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Date: 8/25/2016 3:13:00 PM
Powerful lyrics thought provoking
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Date: 7/14/2016 1:27:00 PM
Well done. I wish more people would embrace lyric.
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Date: 1/22/2016 7:27:00 AM
I admire each and every poems you ever write such a great Poet
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Date: 11/3/2015 4:52:00 PM
Thank you for visiting my poem, I love this!
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Date: 10/28/2015 12:21:00 PM
I sleep with my enemy by my side come here and hold me after you watched my worlds collide is the best rhyme. love this!
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Date: 10/27/2015 7:51:00 AM
This brought to mind the movie of the same title staring Julia Roberts. I feel the pleasure and pain of this write.
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Date: 9/25/2015 9:47:00 PM
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Date: 8/26/2015 7:22:00 PM
Intense emotion here, you always come up with your own brand of sincerity, SKAT. Great write!
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Date: 7/24/2015 5:11:00 PM
This is great, it was fun t read
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Date: 6/16/2015 11:05:00 AM
wow,i love this i will read it again,thanks SKAT…Isaac
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Date: 4/18/2015 7:51:00 AM
Exceptional write! Captivating!
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Date: 4/15/2015 7:23:00 PM
Thanks for leaving the comment on mine and as well for welcoming me. As I read your art I can see similarities in our writing interests. Happy to be friends.
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Date: 2/24/2015 1:46:00 PM
I am in love with you even if you don't show. thats sayin something. Pretty cool poem Skat.
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Date: 2/14/2015 4:11:00 PM
SKAT, this poem is from-the-heart honest while exhibiting exquisite poetic language. It's an understatement to say that your poems are magnificent. The muse is surely your constant companion. Kudos!
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Date: 2/8/2015 6:06:00 PM
Honestly written from your inner soul. Sometimes you don't get a choice of who you fall in love with. It just happens but not always for the right reason...
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Date: 10/8/2014 12:24:00 AM
Great great great !
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Date: 5/20/2014 4:11:00 AM
Dear Skat, After perusing your poems, I ran across this gem. It really speaks to the beauty of abandoning oneself in the high wire act of intimacy, and the need for the unspoken, as a way to capture the transcendence of the indescribable. wonderful poem lots love michael
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Date: 5/12/2014 11:55:00 AM
Last two lines are excellent and ended with the essence. Beautifully done, my lovely friend, bl
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Date: 5/3/2014 12:41:00 AM
Damn girl, who's the lucky guy? No, better I don't know. An excellent poem--so well expressed and so skillfully written. Right on. Too bad hardly anyone has read this lol Hugs ;-) Mel
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Date: 4/16/2014 1:38:00 PM
Great expression and power Skat!
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Date: 3/8/2014 11:27:00 AM
Made me sigh in the end! ;)
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Date: 3/6/2014 12:40:00 AM
I understand why there are over 2000 views. This is exceptional!! WOW friend, another favorite.. Well done!!Asavvy1
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Date: 2/4/2014 10:35:00 AM
Now this is what I call brilliantly written and digested easily. Wow, a great read for sure.
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Date: 1/1/2014 12:09:00 AM
This is my first time reading a lyric poem, and I have to say, it was amazing! I never thought lyric poems could be this good! I'm definitely reading your other poems :)
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Date: 12/31/2013 11:18:00 AM
Captivating and erotic with erratic confusion torn in lust. Thank you for commenting on my poem "Timeless Oxford" So this one is a winner, I have yet to learn what that means. Happy New Year. Dr Neil Stewart McLeod
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