Poetry Today

The Rush

I don’t need light to see you

I can feel you in my veins

I carry your heartbeat

On my tongue

My soul trembles

With the need to hold you

Your taste is madness

You are the sweetest rush

I’ve ever known

Text and content© Nikki Sterling @Paragonwords 2015-2019. All rights reserved.

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Poetry Today

Apple Blossoms

I’ve loved you

Ever since the Apple Trees

Blossomed

And the smell filled me

Up

With a deep longing

To hold You

To kiss every line

on your ambrosial

Face

There’s no more

Space

In me

I’m no longer my own

Self

Love buried in a field of

Apples

Your eyes

Supine

Begging the heavens

To let this moment

last

Forever

 

 

 

 

Text© Nikki Sterling @Paragonwords 2015-2019. All rights reserved.

 

Poetry Today

Fragmented

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She wanted more than hollow words and pretty smiles, she wanted the darkness that lived in her mother’s eyes to touched her. She wanted to understand how someone so fragile could carry so much pain tucked away beneath her rib cage. All the damaged years, every lonely nights tells the same story.

She found a way to shine through the pieces of her fragmented soul.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Text© Nikki Sterling @Paragonwords 2015-2019. All rights reserved.