Parrot My Foot (Intimate Imitations)- Duet With Boomie Bol

Parrot my foot
and imitate these hands
shivering timbers
from deep down inside

This talk of love
your empty 4 letter word
speaking to my foot
my hand responds as needed

My mouth mirrors yours
in speech or kissing
but what do these lips speak
but echoes?

Traveling down my throat
faster than the speed of light
your shivering echoes leave loss
Lies and much wrong
Your four 4 letter word
Dust in my wind…

And if we must speak of love
I need bigger words
than those 4
characters
tumbling in the air
trapeze artists
without nets
just skipping past gravity

We cannot fly
we only tumble

By Susan Daniels and Boomie Bol
Boomie Bol in Italics

***This was fun!  Merry Christmas to my sis Boomie!

English: Young performers doing triple trapeze...

English: Young performers doing triple trapeze at Circus Juventas. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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About Susan L Daniels

I am a firm believer that politics are personal, that faith is expressed through action, and that life is something that must be loved and lived authentically--or why bother with any of it?
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19 Responses to Parrot My Foot (Intimate Imitations)- Duet With Boomie Bol

  1. boomiebol says:

    Oh I love the picture you have with it… Thanks again for this :). Fun fun fun

  2. Bruce Ruston says:

    Really enjoying the duet Susan and Boomie

  3. Nicholas Gagnier says:

    Reblogged this on Retcon Poet and commented:
    This is a super cool idea, something I’d like to do with another poet in the future…..but in the meantime, let’s enjoy this fantastic work. 🙂

  4. unfetteredbs says:

    nicely done

  5. Trent Lewin says:

    Kinda playful, Boomie and Susan, I much liked it. Got hooked by the four-letter word bits.

  6. Doing some interesting collaborative works there Susan! 🙂

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