Kneeling in the sand …

Kneeling in the sand, glistening

from the sea,

you bent your anemone 

mouth to kiss my sun-warmed heart

like a big ruby in a treasure chest,

and then I made you squat 

over me like a shivering 

urchin near a fire,

and asked you to marry me, 

knowing your answer.


(Julian O’Dea)


3 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by fuzziewuzziebear on July 30, 2016 at 9:43 pm

    My tastes must be expanding. There is nothing ursine in this at all and I really liked it.


  2. Posted by Jim on July 31, 2016 at 6:37 am

    I’m not into poetry but that was good Julian.


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