your eyes look like
melting brown sugar
and your skin tastes
of raindrops and honey
dew, your thighs rise
like the sun on a
monday morning at
five a.m. your moan a
symphony that will go down in history next
to Bach and Mozart.
your gaze fixates on me
and i’m trapped between
dream and reality. set me free, no hold me
you are my love…
I pricked my thumb
on the thorns
of your love,
i wept and you ate what you were fed.
What was I suppose to do?
It hurt to see you love another woman
you said you loved me too
why did you bring me into your world
you took me for a whirl
as your feet ran
i could not keep up
and i still followed you around like a pup
tracking your every move, watching you from the corner of my eye.
I could not detect your lies
but i still believed in you
i let the anger brew
and now its spilling on all sides
and felt my soul slowly die.
I dont want to ruin what we have
but at the same time we took the dive
and i never felt more alive.
“Only fools are satisfied Martin.” GeeGee said as she stretched out her long brown limbs. Her afro now flat in the back from laying down on her back side. She rolled over to her front and faced Martin.
Martin wrestled the idea a bit in his head and confirmed, “Yes, I am content.”
GeeGee’s mouth twisted to the corner of her face in a moment of thought.
“What’s the difference?”
Martin smiled and said “Being satisfied is getting everything done and getting everything you want. That’s why only fools are satisfied, because there is just too much to do and achieve and if you’re satisfied with all you’ve done and achieved then that’s a very sad life indeed. One would be a fool to be happy with that. However, there is content. I know I won’t be able to do everything in my life time. I won’t always have what I want or need but I am content with that.”
GeeGee stared hard and then smiled her wide, goofy, gap toothed smile.
“That’s happiness.” Martin concluded. “That’s happiness.”
I fill my glass with loneliness and chug it
Until it’s gone
Fill my glass half empty
Dreams and wishes stir in my cup
Lift-lift-lift me up