Manny Beltran and Annmarie Lockhart

Manny Beltran
Eve’s Rib

Response

East of Eden
By Annmarie Lockhart

Inspiration Piece

I feel these miles of
space
between us
as an ache
in my heart
just above
and to the left
of my still-sore
rib, bruised from
when your arms
held me breath-tight
and your lips danced
on my throat
and we moved
together
and I called out
our name.

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3 Comments

  1. Posted March 7, 2010 at 9:24 pm | #

    The feeling of romance is prevalent. A beautiful poem.

  2. Posted April 16, 2010 at 10:24 am | #

    Very provocative- I am listening to vox poetica as I discover this work…

  3. Bobbie Troy
    Posted April 29, 2010 at 2:09 am | #

    Nicely done, both of you.

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