By Wendy Maltz
Intimate Kisses revels in what can be life’s maximum secret, via a few of richest, so much celebrated poetry ever written. integrated during this anthology are 121 poems through such poets as Marge Piercy, Emily Dickenson, Jelaluddin Rumi, Nikki Giovanni, Anne Sexton, Sharon Olds, Octavio Paz, Molly Peacock, Dorianne Laux, Jane Hirshfield, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Galway Kinnell, and W.S. Merwin, in addition to dozens of lesser-known and unpublished poets.
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The silver down upon your breast holds the wintry weather air at bay. I press my lips deep into your plumes, onto the silky, epidermis that leaps for me. My arms hint the historical past within the strains etched in your cheek; your tongue re-paints the stretch marks on my hip. You’ll float alongside me like a swan upon its personal mirrored image, skimming sheets, and toss- ing one of the pillow swells. The bed crests, spraying thoughts locked within the creaking springs—a damaged bag of waters, milk spilled from a newborn’s lips, one thousand fevers’ beads of sweat, the candy strawberry stain of our may possibly marriage ceremony evening. in the course of the foam of this thick and historic lake, we’ll propel ourselves alongside; our undulating necks, these pendulums, push us deep into the evening, the place our glistening cries will pierce the darkish, like stars. elizabeth m. dalton CLOUDBURST pink wine like dripping rubies in a tumbler; tender epidermis like liquid pearls round your waist. eco-friendly eyes like gleaming boats nonetheless slowly go, via evening, like sprinkled darkness we will be able to flavor. the longer term waits overlooked up forward. The previous, a silent shadow on a shore; Our excellent presence pulses via our mattress, As nonetheless air sings the quenched and quiet rating. The breath of every thing is damp and hot, And not anything must understand itself in any respect. The crackling clouds start to burst then swarm, around the sky. The drops start to fall. Soaking us in laughter with no degree, upward thrust, and glide away on teeming excitement. ed l. wier evening OF BLUE STARS you come back to me within the sequined darkness the weighted darkness of our mystery backyard the candled evening melts its luminous hands because the darkish sky paints you blue I succeed in you in torrents of honeyed wine I achieve you in a hurry of spilled seawater I dangle to you wrapped in robust vines and purple flora within the glinting evening of blue stars abigail albrecht THE evening simply as paint turns out to jump from the paintbrush to clapboards that experience long gone a long time unpainted and disappear into them nearly with a slurp, so their phrases, as they lie and speak, their faces virtually touching, leap from one mouth to the opposite with no obvious sound other than little lip-wetting smacks. whilst their mouths contact finally they linger, making small consuming motions and suction squeaks. She licks 3 slithery syllables on his chest, appears to be like up, smiles, shines him an analogous 3. In his gasps suspense and gratefulness combine, as within the crinkling unwrapping of Christmas programs. the place he touches her she glisses gentle and shining because the reduce lip of a child tantalizing its gruel bowl with lengthening and shortening dangles of drool. Her moans include a moderate hold up, as though the series occurs throughout a valley, the contact after which the cry. Their bones virtually hit—the function of flesh might be to maintain the skeletons from bruising every one different. considered one of them calls out in cackling, chaotic rattles, like a straw abruptly sucking the ground. Then, with a valid like final bathwater seized by means of the Coriolis strength, the opposite calls out.