My sun is coming up

If this is how you love, lover
in a dance of steel and teeth,
feathering pain across unwilling skin,

take your need somewhere else,
because your kisses leave me bloodless
and I am no admirer of vampires,
even those with metaphorical fangs.

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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35 Responses to My sun is coming up

  1. unfetteredbs says:

    Vintage Susan. Love it

  2. wow! I really enjoy reading this piece.

    I always like the way you create visuals out of words and make me trip out. 🙂
    Excellent! words…what inspired you to write this?

  3. Heartafire says:

    I have come to expect spectacular poetry from you Susan, this is no exception, bravo!

  4. love this Susan. has so much sass!

  5. Rhonda says:

    Yikes. Yeah Man!

  6. your warning is too kind – better to wait for the bright moment and throw up the shade

  7. Oh oh! Is it good riddance? Too bad. But this is powerfully written. 🙂

  8. How you manage to keep winners like this coming is what beats me! wow!

    • THanks, Noel. It helps when one has inspiration that walks, breathes, and pouts in one’s kitchen. Actually, I would prefer to write less and have more peace 😉

  9. You watch True Blood? Abusive behaviors feel exactly like fangs, sucking us dry!

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