Fruit In My Fist

Lips: like cliché cartoon roses.

Yes, red.

But open up my mouth,

Those lilies will  -   snap.   -   You.  -   Up.

Thorn in your side.

I think we used to fly with the bats,

The doves always ended up on our dinner table,

I told you it was chicken.

 

You choked me with Amen,

You squeezed me with your hand for grace,

For grace, from grace I fell

Down from the heavens...

Don’t drink wine!

It reminds me of His body,

Besides, I prefer vodka.

 

Maybe I’ll let you hold my hand one day

But only if it’s because I’m falling again.

Not today, not for love:

‘Love one another as I have loved you’

And I lust you like this.

Maybe Cupid’s arrow is just faulty, temperamental...

After all, there’s something stuck up your arse.

 

I’m always blowing the candles out,

Grinning through the psalms,

Laughing through the prayers,

I can’t walk into church with you

But I can meet you by the graveyard,

By the Bye.

My dear, there’s a stone in your eye,

I’ve used it to kill two doves,

It was the day Peter heard the cockerel cry.

 

We’re all sinners my dear,

We’re all the reason the flood came,

The snake is coiled in all of our mouths,

Mine just hisses at you.

 

But you always come back for the taste of venom,

Knowing the tower you built reaches my lips

And having forgotten your mother tongue,

With your heart unable to communicate,

You cum again:

Tempted for a bite of the fruit in my fist.

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Alexandra Parapadakis

Tue 31st May 2016 00:31

Thank you very much Phil! :)

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Phil Kay

Sat 21st May 2016 20:50

What a great pleasure to read this.... and this I loved...



You choked me with Amen,

You squeezed me with your hand for grace,

For grace, from grace I fell

Down from the heavens...

Don’t drink wine!

It reminds me of His body,

Besides, I prefer vodka.

Thank you.

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Alexandra Parapadakis

Sat 21st May 2016 16:41

As always, thank you Graham :) I tried my hand at a religious theme and metaphor

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Graham Sherwood

Wed 23rd Mar 2016 20:45

I’m always blowing the candles out,
Grinning through the psalms,
Laughing through the prayers,
I can’t walk into church with you
But I can meet you by the graveyard,

Inspired lines.

I particularly like the doves, the grace etc


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Graham Sherwood

Tue 22nd Mar 2016 16:56

This is easily your very best yet! there is a lot to understand and I will enjoy unravelling it. There is a quality running through this that doesn't dip.

Very well done,

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