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Chant

18 Jul

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Chant

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 …

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© the author writing as Romantic Dominant

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. I hope you listen to the audio. It is one of my favourite performance poems.

Art by Christina Papagianni

 
10 Comments

Posted by on July 18, 2021 in Erotica, Poetry, romance, Still Life

 

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10 responses to “Chant

  1. coco

    July 18, 2021 at 5:09 pm

    sublime✨love it💖

    Liked by 1 person

     
  2. House of Heart

    July 18, 2021 at 10:17 pm

    Among your most beautiful poems.

    Liked by 1 person

     
  3. thereluctantpoet

    July 19, 2021 at 11:34 am

    Reblogged this on The Reluctant Poet.

    Liked by 1 person

     
  4. Allison Marie Conway

    July 23, 2021 at 3:11 pm

    Absolute decadence. Something about your voice, something urgent, fervent, controlled. Beautiful.

    Liked by 1 person

     
    • Romantic Dominant

      July 23, 2021 at 3:34 pm

      You are beyond generous with your praise. Thank you. And I am delighted you enjoy the decadence.

      Liked by 1 person

       
  5. Carol anne

    September 3, 2021 at 5:00 am

    Lovely poem! Nice that you read it! Nice to put a voice with the words! ❤

    Liked by 1 person

     

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