A Wish List

Updated on April 12, 2017
Abstract Starlight by Bernd Luz
Abstract Starlight by Bernd Luz | Source

My # 12 for National Poetry Month



the thoughts I speak to no one

find utterance in the first

rays of morning sun

as i feel myself fall

through you

feel your skin give way

wrap itself around me

feel two heartbeats in the place

of one


I want your desire to form in me

feel it take root

press itself on my tongue

until wet with you

I find myself.


i want to fall through the dry wall

next to me, feel the paint crack

and the sheet rock

fill my nostrils

feel myself grow smaller


i want to find every hair and molecule of you

in this bed

find my way inside

the richness of your laugh

the air around you


when I wrap myself

into you,

I remember

the way home.

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      Audrey Howitt 

      14 months ago from California

      Thank you Manatita!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      14 months ago from California

      Thank you Mike!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      14 months ago from California

      Thank you Ruby!!

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      manatita44 

      14 months ago from london

      Ah! Some lucky one. lol.

    • AudreyHowitt profile imageAUTHOR

      Audrey Howitt 

      14 months ago from California

      It was Love at 59 Manatita! Thank you for remembering it!

    • AudreyHowitt profile imageAUTHOR

      Audrey Howitt 

      14 months ago from California

      Well thank you kindly Flourish!!!

    • AudreyHowitt profile imageAUTHOR

      Audrey Howitt 

      14 months ago from California

      Thank you Rasma!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      14 months ago from California

      Hi Mark--Thank you!

    • AudreyHowitt profile imageAUTHOR

      Audrey Howitt 

      15 months ago from California

      Thank you threekeys

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      15 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Lovely and wonderful poetic thoughts.

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      Dora Weithers 

      15 months ago from The Caribbean

      So intimately sweet! This from a poet of great class and style, Audrey.

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      FlourishAnyway 

      15 months ago from USA

      That is some fine poetry !

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      Catherine Tally 

      15 months ago from Los Angeles

      Superb!

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      Mark Tulin 

      15 months ago from Santa Barbara, California

      Beautiful imagery.

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      manatita44 

      15 months ago from london

      You are a lover, Audrey. Did't you write a great piece about being 59 or was it 60? Enjoy!

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      Threekeys 

      15 months ago from Australia

      You took me into a expereince of sensuality and desire. Wonderful Audrey!

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      Hari Prasad S 

      15 months ago from Bangalore

      Wow. Most romantic lines I've ever read.

      Excellent. Audrey.

      - hari

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      15 months ago from Southern Illinois

      Oh, this is your best. What a wish list...Beautiful!

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      mckbirdbks 

      15 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hello Audrey - A lover's wish, if I have ever heard one. You have the pace of this poetry challenge well under control.

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      Audrey Howitt 

      15 months ago from California

      Thank you Val--

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      Vladimir Karas 

      15 months ago from Canada

      Audrey---A great piece of sensual poetry, indeed.

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