The Seeds Of Love

The Seeds Of Love short poem

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The pomegranate burst apart
in a shower of purple-red spray
and blunt red teeth disproving
the chic appeal of white upholstery

we cleaned the crime scene
long hours on our knees soaking cloths
with tart white vinegar and dabbing away
until our fingers pruned and nostrils rebelled

we both knew who caused the mess
but all was forgiven with our first kiss
musky sweat, sticky sweet syrup
and sore muscles we’d kneed until dawn

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a poet from Seattle Washington USA. His poetry has appeared in print in publications such as Bellowing Ark, Point Nopoint, and most recently in Contraposition magazine. When not writing poetry he is a Human Resources professional, a repentant glutton, and a novelist specializing in the weird-fiction genre.
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