You tasted like happiness.

Wandering through my WP reader this morning, I turned up some hidden treasure from a poet who goes under the title ofhelplessquips. She wries with skill and passion, and says things which I would like to have said. I’m currently feeling a little envious.

I had trouble deciding which of her poems to reblog, so after reading this one, I recommend that you check out the other work she has written. She’s amazing.


And my tresses were long enough for you to fail at not locking your fingers between them, as i hummed your favorite song while cradling you in my arms because you claimed it was only me who could hit the perfect note, the needed highs the craved for lows, as you graced my collarbones with your lips that curved into a smile slowly with every next peck you placed on the rest of me for hours and hours till stars rejoiced… i swear i made happiness envious of all that i was in those moments.
I swear i could feel her fists clench as she was trapped within my ribs, too bold a structure that night to let her escape. Too bold a structure that night to let her replace herself with misery and grief and regret.
Your fingers on my spine like i was the same old, the same…

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10 thoughts on “You tasted like happiness.

    1. I’m so glad you like it. I want to boost her following… she deserves to be appreciated.
      I plan to read every poem on that blog. The spirit of Leonard is alive. I’ve seen evidence of that twice in the past week.

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        1. I love it when I make someone smile…
          I can’t guarantee that I’ll be able to post comments before Friday, as my laptop screenkeeps going black and my phone only lets me comment on some blogs – I don’t understand that.


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