Drowning in Lust

A poem written after being away from my love for 3 months, and am now finally heading home … 🙂

a trail of discarded clothes

leads to a pit of desire

primal urges released

tenderness and lust

a little bit of animal

is exposed



conflicting emotions

tender caresses

unleashing

sweat, tears, yearning

and savagery

bitten by love



drowning in our love

as I drink of you

sated yet still hungry

drenched in love

and lust

we sleep

© 2017 michael d emmerich

Second Skin

our skin

mine, yours

becomes

……

my second skin



that smell

exquisite taste

lingers on

still it surrounds me



oh to touch

my beloved

and

slip into that skin

it fits like a glove

© 2017 michael d emmerich

Into the Woods

hay little sister

do you understand

no red cape in the woods

will save you



hearts of darkness

bleed on the dark side

all the way

to the golden gate



be warned

scary things lurk in the woods

they said in hushed whispers

as I entered



looking back over my shoulder

with a faint smile

I said

I know....

© 2017 michael d emmerich

 

Silent Rage

in the still of the night

silence reigns

until

it is rent asunder.. by that 

chilling sound.......

the silent scream...

it rips across

the valley floor

for all who do not hearto hear

condemning them

to a sleepless night.....

filed with dreams..

just another night

of the waking dead

© 2017 michael d emmerich

 

In Whose Name?

the evil that men do

in the name of a god

is not in god’s name

but rather

evil enacted

in their name



hypocrisy prevails

in whose name?

some faceless god?

no…….

just greed

and the face on the lucre



the victorious

the arrogant

the ungodly

there is no god of the righteous

only the greedy

might is not always right

but greed trumps



"in god's name"

is now a lament of regret

what have we become

© 2017 michael d emmerich

 

A Shooting Star

Dedicated to my gorgeous, patient, beautiful wife

saw your shooting star tonight

shattering the black of the night

cutting the dark apart

flying across your amber palette

burning bright for all to see



let your light shine

my darlin’

flying to where?

that’s your mystique

just keep flyin’

my darlin’



you shine best

on the darkest of nights

under the new moon

burning brightly

chasing my dark away

my darlin’



that’s what you do best

dragging me to the light

that’s you

my darlin’

© 2016 Michael D Emmerich

#micropoetry No. 7

Continuing the challenge to keep writing poems of 144 characters or less. Here are three more #micropoems. Poetry for twitter 🙂

1.

feed me don’t tease me

said the lover

gorge yourself on love

life & lust

said the beloved



2.

love is beauty wrapped

in the seconds of one’s life

if you don’t stop

to breath

you might just miss it



3.

what is worse than death

dying leaving

nothing unfinished

the elusive, yet attainable

unfinished life

 

© 2016 Michael D Emmerich

#micropoetry No. 6

Continuing the challenge to keep writing poems of 144 characters or less. Here are two more #micropoems. Poetry for twitter 🙂

 

1.

colours of lust

the setting sun

eclipse of your heart

tears on your cheeks



2.

rise of your breasts

mist of your breath

mist on the moors

it doesn't have to make sense

still you turn me on

 

© 2016 Michael D Emmerich

#micropoetry No. 4

Continuing the challenge to keep writing poems of 144 characters or less. Here are three more #micropoems. Poetry for twitter 🙂

1.

my finger is on the trigger

needle is in the vein

my blood is on my hands

my soul is in disarray



2.

lost is the answer

question remains’ uncertain

all that is certain

is mortality



3.

red mist clears

sun breaks through the clouds

my soul is in my hands

red poppies look beautiful

in the cold morning light

© 2016 Michael D Emmerich

#micropoetry No. 3

Continuing the challenge to keep writing poems of 144 characters or less. Here are three more #micropoems. Poetry for twitter 🙂

 

1.

a moment in time

when worlds collide

when lovers unite

chaos and disorder

we gaze into this abyss

we see life, love

lust and eternity

 

2.

the beat of your heart

touch of your tongue

heat of your skin

silk of your hair

welcome to the seduction arcade

 

3.

dew glistens across the valley

casting fast disappearing rainbows

chased by bleeding colours across the sky

a new palette of shades awaits

this ephemeral beauty

must not escape

 

© 2016 Michael D Emmerich