25 Jun



You can try

every cure, every potion, every remedy,

you can erase it with drugs, with sex, with religion

you can cauterise it, crush it, cut it, crucify it,

you can freeze it, forgive it, forget it, fuck it,

you can deny it, defy it, deride it, destroy it,

you can burn it, break it, belittle it, betray it, bury it,

you can hate it, harm it, hurt it, harangue it,

you can trick it, tear it, trap it, trash it,

you can eject it, evade it, evict it, eat it,

you can poison it, persecute it, prick it, prune it,

you can shame it, shatter it, smash it, suck it

you can ruin it, regret it, reduce it, rape it,

you can inject it, intimidate it, isolate it,

you can leave it, lash it, lose it.

You can try

every spell, every enchantment, every charm

you can call in an exorcist,

you can send up prayers

you can summon the devil

you can invoke an ancient curse

you can wear it away, wish it away, wash it away, want it away

you can pretend it never was, never is, never will be

you can try anything and everything

but you will never


be free

of the seed

I planted

in your soul.



© the author writing as Romantic Dominant

Art by Kelly Reemtsen

Written a year ago – but this seed is dangerous whenever it is planted


Posted by on June 25, 2017 in D/s, Poetry, Still Life


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11 responses to “Seed

  1. riambra

    June 25, 2017 at 5:31 pm

    And still I wonder, has the seed come to fruition yet? And if so, when will he grow brave enough to harvest what has grown? I still wait, cultivating my time, for the planter to return.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. House of Heart

    June 25, 2017 at 5:48 pm

    Your best recital yet. Perhaps the best recital ever.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Purpleanais

    June 27, 2017 at 12:19 am

    Reblogged this on arwenaragornstar and commented:
    I have never been interested in pale copies and cheap imitations, though I may have been fooled by them for a short while on a couple of occasions. This – by a truly elegant man, a fine mind and a talented writer – is throbbing with (dark) passion.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. redklwr2006 Kym

    June 28, 2017 at 12:59 am

    Such a pleasure to see your tempting works again…

    Liked by 1 person


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