Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Use me

My self, my soul, was cast at once.
Yours was what I was made to be
And so, my love, to sate the prophecy
I ask of you - use me.

A companion to sit beside?
Gladly, if that is what you wish.
Company for the night, or life?
Use me.

Deep desires that lie within
A meal to feed your stomach's hunger
A kiss, a touch to feed the intangible yearnings
Use me.

Entertainment for your family,
The plans for each vacation.
All of these I do with glee
Because you are using me

Help with something difficult?
I am bright
I am delighted to provide.
Use me.

I am yours forever, love, and beyond that too, it's true.
But even so I find I must ask these things of you.
Use me.

Your pleasure is what I seek; instead your discomfort may arise.
I cannot help it, like the scorpion it is my nature.
Use me.


It is not enough to continue on, coasting as it were.
The auto-pilot might be set
but I need to know you feel in control.
I need those words from you.


Your hands
your voice
your wishes
banishing uncertainty.
Use me
Use me
Use me.








20 comments:

  1. This is absolutely exquisite Conina.

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    1. I really appreciate that - poetry isn't my strong suit but this sort of came out like that.

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  2. Wow! So excelling in prose isn't enough? You're going to do awesome verse too? Thanks, Conina- enjoyed it as always!

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    1. This makes me smile. :) Thank you - like I said to lil, it just sort of came out like that. Consider it a one-off.

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  3. This is beautiful and soul touching. It's FRUSTERATING how that blasted uncertainty comes into play over and over. It's wonderful how they CAN and DO assuage our fears.
    I love the repeated verse. Very impactful.

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    1. Thank you. :) The creeping uncertainty is certainly pervasive - which is interesting since all it takes to make it go away is a bright light.

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    1. Thank you! :) I hope you are enjoying your vacation.

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  5. Oh, my friend, you really should be published. You know how to touch a soul :)

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    1. It came from mine. It was initially meant to be more of a letter, but this is how it came out.

      Yours was lovely too. Funny how we just start writing and what comes out is what it is.

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  6. this is oh so beautiful! loved it!

    Belle:)

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  7. Wow and wow! Just wonderful and exactly what I needed to read right now.

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    1. So glad to be helpful! :) Thank you.

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  8. Absolutely lovely, Conina, thank you for sharing :)

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    1. You're very welcome; I'm glad it strikes a chord in people who aren't me too. :)

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