What is desire? – a catechism

It’s your voice,
best heard at pillow distance
for the things I desire to hear at least.
It’s your eyes
even when you hide them.
It’s your skin
against mine, sliding
barely touching then aggressively
pressed to me.
It’s your wetness
on my fingertips
bringing them
to my mouth in anticipation.
It’s your nipples
erect against my chest, my palm,
in my mouth.
It’s the sounds you make.
These are the things that
constitute desire
constitute longing
constitute heart opening
constitute my daily need.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Website Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: