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I Have Taken Leave

I have taken leave -  
         a vessel making ripples in the still water,  
the hull cutting through ice beneath,
settling  
             in this space.  
The Moon, giant and ripe, quakes against the surface, creates an affair.  
       Breathing  
in through open mouth  
                                 and out, as if resting on a heavy dream  
where you are there  
naked  
     and mine.
I lick your wounds and tie your wrists  
to my wrists - 
             slaves  -
owned by a higher power.
      I dare not share these parts with you,
curiosity in your soul,
while this shell  
       grows powerful, giant and ripe, in parted years.  
My nails will still sink as deep,  
         low below our bright Moon.  
 
 
#eecummings
 
Inspired by E.E.Cummings 'I Will Wade Out'
ImperfectedStone
Written by ImperfectedStone (The Gardener)
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Inspired by E.E.Cummings 'I Will Wade Out'
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