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If Music be the Food of Love, Play On...

An Inverse Poem

By Caroline JanePublished 21 days ago 1 min read
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If Music be the Food of Love, Play On...
Photo by Yangfan Gan on Unsplash

I want to devour you whole.

You are simply stunning!

Your delicate sugar snaps in the air.

Ohhhh, I melt.

A Tango with tang!

A lift. A flick. Crisp!

Sliced.

Sweet and light.

Shiny with bite.

Decadence incarnate...

Smooth and sumptuous.

Your pale, golden flesh..

In a lemon yellow dress.

Such sugar-coated highs.

*sighs*

Should be illegal.

Sic.

Devilish.

I inhale you and linger in each breath.

Tongue hanging out.

Rhythms stirring, your delicate Sorrento fragrance drifting through the mix.

Masterful.

Each flourish...

Moreish. AMORE!!

A hungry dance of lust.

You... Me...

Our own recipe.

All the juicy ingredients within.

Folding, entwining, taste-filled twists.

Sleeves rolled up, fluidity in the wrists.

Dusting the boards with the lightest touch.

Gentle. Oh, so gentle.

Ah!

A lift, and a spin.

Icing.

On the cake.

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About the Creator

Caroline Jane

Warm-blooded vertebrate, domesticated with a preference for the wild. Howls at the moon and forages on the dark side of it. Laughs like a hyena. Fuelled by good times and fairy dust. Writes obsessively with no holes barred.

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  • Denise E Lindquist14 days ago

    Powerful! Thank you for the experience!❤️

  • L.C. Schäfer14 days ago

    Had me blushing for a sec! 😁

  • Loved this

  • Rachel M.J19 days ago

    I love this, Caroline

  • Daphsam20 days ago

    Wow, this is so well written!

  • Hannah Moore20 days ago

    Very juicy!

  • You nailed two very different meanings in one poem!

  • All the juicy ingredients within! 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 Your poems read so well both ways! Fantastic work!

  • Mariann Carroll21 days ago

    This is the most delicious dance I read 💗

  • Teresa Renton21 days ago

    Brilliant! Very clever Caroline 🥰

  • Excellent take on the challenge, very clever

  • Cathy holmes21 days ago

    Wonderful job!

  • Jazzy 21 days ago

    I loved it

  • Jazzy 21 days ago

    This felt sultry

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