I love the rawness of the beginning
When I can see your heart in your throat
every time you want to touch me
but you’re trying to figure out whether the molten emotion in your stomach
is appropriate and if it’s burning you or just heating you up
When my breath goes faster if you brush across my consciousness
and my thoughts are honed to you
To the exclusion of all else, like a
Ray of light piercing through a cloud on a quiet sunny day
in a field of sunflowers, reflecting
Heaven.

Image:  Adam & Eve – from James C Lewis exhibit on Icons of the Bible

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Author - Akello & a side of raunch (collections of poetry) | Writer - Nation Media Group & The Magunga | Blogger - Akello (http://akello.co.ke)

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