He fumbles at her soul

 

34168_5_10_2010_12_56_54_AM_-_Psyche's_Muse

 

 

 

 

 

 

He fumbles at her soul
with naught but boyish flush
at delights too sensuous to behold
and a lover’s foolish rush

He stops and starts
like lovers old
too brash, too cocky
too goddamn bold

He looks away
and loses sight
of the very thing
he longs to hold

 

If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed!

About Melpomuse

Reader, Writer, Poet, Teacher
This entry was posted in Poems and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

7 Responses to He fumbles at her soul

  1. Rob Kennedy says:

    Hey Mel,

    Good work. Very passionate, very true too. We all do this.

    Cheers

    Rob

  2. Sarah Martin says:

    The ending is brilliant although it ends it also is open for interpretation…this is truly authentic to your style, beautiful my friend ?

  3. Melpomene says:

    Thank you very much Sarah. You are very perceptive and receptive.

  4. Melpomene says:

    Thank you so much Rob. What is it that we all do? Fumble with people’s souls? Yes…

  5. Sarah Martin says:

    Read this aloud….it’s great in voice!

  6. Becca says:

    I adore this. So poignant!

  7. Melpomene says:

    Thank you Becca! Glad it touched you.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>