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Adverted Poems

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Violet Lipstick
VIOLET LIPSTICK



She was . . . smiling into me,
Her eyes, in mine, asking me
"Sir, what do you want to order?".
I could not speak
I could only see
her violet lipstick.
I quickly, shyly, adverted my eyes.

I did not see that she was tall,...Read More
Categories: adverted, beauty, color, culture, racism, society,
Form: Blank verse



So it arises
So it arises, awakens,
Honoring my first felt subtle
Emotion, begins the procession
Of night dreams and bust made in the day, 
Of long unforgotten beauty’s face.
A salute to their shining eyes.
A thousand suns,
Rays beheld in deep gray pools of vision.
All crisis adverted...Read More
Categories: adverted, desire, dream,
Form: Free verse
Valor...
She only wanted to see him reach his peak and he murkily nodded as if he too did 
agree. She barked out orders and demanded that he stand at attention…He nodded his head 
in a seemingly unobtrusive way, in an...Read More
Categories: adverted, recovery from...desire, cancer,
Form: Light Verse