Uncontrollable

By: belasbrightideas

Feb 11 2013

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Category: humor, love, personal, poetry, relationships, Uncategorized

2 Comments

Aperture:f/16
Focal Length:21mm
ISO:400
Shutter:1/200 sec
Camera:Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi

 

I’ve been accused of this.

 

All woman, emotions flailing,

Body humming along –

Waves thundering to shore,

Grounding themselves

on something solid, like you.

 

Where do we meet?

You, so controlled and even,

like rows of perfect teeth

or corn planted sideways

along the linear highway.

 

I’m like the chaff

blowing from the winter wheat,

scattered everywhere

and nowhere in particular –

 

Sifting down between your

perfect rows,

settling into your gums

like rye seeds caught between molars,

providing texture and yes,

a small irritation, which,

given time,

floats free

to become useful,

once ingested.

 

~ BJ

2 comments on “Uncontrollable”

  1. I felt such empathy reading this poem.. as though it were written for me too! morning bela.. c

  2. Celia, I always knew we had much in common 😉


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