Staring Down Desire


You look at me; I look at you. We both know
what our eyes are trying to say.
But this could be dangerous. Somebody should
look away but nobody looks away.
The eyes seem to say you are the angel I
have always dreamed of and I am so deeply
touched!
Oh but we could never be together. We are
already spoken for by another. And so somebody
should look away now, this could be dangerous
Staring down Desire and starting a forbidden
fire!

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Bo Lanier is from Chattanooga, Tennessee and has become an established poet with five books to his credit that were published in Canada. He received several achievement awards in creative writing through poetry.com and has recently published two eBooks and one paperback book through Lulu.com. After a nine year hiatus, Bo returned to publishing his poems with a new outlook and fresh ideas. His other talents include singing and songwriting.
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