72 Hour Hold

By tmanzano

I laugh a little when they ask me.

Reminds me of when you tried
to explain it to me in a scream -

somehow got "crazy fuck" out
while your saliva ran down my arms.

You should be impressed,
however, that I payed attention
to your eyebrows when you did that.

Girls are into eyebrows. I never understood
the obsession.

You never really looked directly at me
but just over my shoulder
when I choked you.

You left your smell on me
like a ghost passing through its host
and it’s beautifully haunting.


All I wanted to do is to talk to you -

fall into to your mouth
and live there with your tongue,
maybe put things in your warm parts
but you stopped breathing and went limp
before I could and did anyway.

They keep asking me where you are.

They look at me the way you did
and it makes me laugh a little.

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Copyright 2017 tmanzano
Published on Tuesday, October 10, 2017.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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  • worm On Friday, October 13, 2017, worm (1552)By person wrote:

    wow! the implications are chilling! Kudos! ~worm~

  • Bornfrompain On Wednesday, October 11, 2017, Bornfrompain (511)By person wrote:

    Nicely penned! Left me breathless! - BFP

  • Just Dave On Tuesday, October 10, 2017, Just Dave (381)By person wrote:

    Chilling in a sleep with one eye open kind of way. I would never spend the night at your place. Scary write. JD

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