Kindling firework

Desires kindle fire
as ember fingers
braille and brand our skin

We dagger night
with poems
flesh on flesh
and flesh in flesh —
we make firework.

Lady and Harlequin (Fireworks ) by Konstantin Somov

Angie gave us a choice of words to use for a poem at toads. I decided to go way below the allowed 100 words.

November 2, 2017

16 responses to “Kindling firework

  1. Whew. There is some nice heat. Really like the tactile nature of brailled skin. And daggering the night makes a vicious contrast – and me thinks it is of a more sexual nature. Ha.

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