09 Jul




I will chant your name

The chords beneath my fingers
no longer break the silence
with words I cannot find.
Only hunger resonates.

I will chant your name,

I will chant your name
in this night of endless yearning,
drowning in the echoes
yet thirsty beyond belief.

I will chant your name

Your eyes have held me captive
Starved me without thinking,
crucified my days.
Yet our suffering is the same.

I will chant your name

I will chant your name
A hymn to aching distance
Until all latitude means nothing
Only lines to score desire.

I will chant your name.

Your body will dance before me
a vision of solemn beauty
numbing me with need.
A longing beyond your perfect skin.

I will chant your name

I will chant your name

I will chant your name …



© the author writing as Romantic Dominant

Art by Christina Papagianni

If you have read my untidy word juggling, you will know this. Some of you will know it well. But I like it. So here it is once more in case you have never read or heard it.


Posted by on July 9, 2019 in Erotica, Poetry, Still Life


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6 responses to “Chant

  1. Manic Sylph

    July 9, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    Compelling reading…

    Liked by 1 person

  2. hotlilmess

    July 9, 2019 at 9:43 pm

    Always a pleasure to read.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. thereluctantpoet

    July 11, 2019 at 1:33 am

    Reblogged this on The Reluctant Poet.

    Liked by 1 person


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