Drawbridge II

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His shoulders guarded like two quiet knights, while the skin over his ribs barely...

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Drawbridge II

His eyes were saturated like wet, rich soil

Dark brown depths with soft life inside

Soft like a perfectly bruised lime rind

And his shoulders guarded like two quiet knights

While the skin over his ribs barely insulated

The vast blue beating ocean heart inside it.

This was the way I saw him, sitting there...

Pensively searching for something inside himself

Arms crossed over like swords across locked doors

While poetry exuded like a wild mischievous ghost

Silently wording to me heavy, ominous languages.

He sat there completely unbeknownst to this talk

And it drew me in and shut me up tight inside him

The warmth I felt made the lion inside me quiet

Quiet but quaking with a maddening desire to kiss

To feel the soft petal ridge of his parting lips

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Fabia Scali-Warner: Wow. This works reminds me of Allen Ginsberg, and at times even Prevert. The arching storyline is interesting, but I loved the care given to every verse. What a gem!

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Terri: I love this story, the characters, and flow. I can’t wait for Lisa’s story, what happens with Adele. Will she get to stay? Can’t wait for next story.

jessejoe91: I like that I could relate to all the poetry that I've read so far. I would recommend this book to my friends who love poetry

Amanda Lynch: There are a couple loose ends that I feel should've been handled by now. Additionally, some of the time jumps don't make a lot of sense. What happened at Eric's birthday party? When did they let Tempo go? Why does she have such a weird name?

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