nah....! see: yellow before proceeding

"How do they do it, the ones who make love
without love? Beautiful as dancers,
Gliding over each other like ice-skaters
over the ice, fingers hooked
inside each other's bodies, faces
red as steak, wine, wet as the
children at birth, whose mothers are going to
give them away. How do they come to the
come to the come to the God come to the
still waters, and not love
the one who came there with them, light
rising slowly as steam off their joined
skin? These are the true religious,
the purists, the pros, the ones who will not
accept a false Messiah, love the
priest instead of the God. They do not
mistake the lover for their own pleasure,
they are like great runners: they know they are alone
with the road surface, the cold, the wind,
the fit of their shoes, their over-all cardio
vascular health--just factors, like the partner
in the bed, and not the truth, which is the
single body alone in the universe
against its own best time." --Sharon Olds

ClairE OMG! I read that before I knew who she was!!!!

Lynn may have given it to me. Or me her.
girl i love that poem sooo much! 011218
Fire&Roses wow... 030714
pipedream silent whenever i am the mostest appreciative, i don't know what to say. 040120
egger has seen this somewhere before 040121
once again Tonight I was serching for this poem... and I found it... It had been submitted by zenfishsticks... I came to see. 050127
phil if we are alone in the universe....
which universe are you talking about?
alone in the universe... insane!
jane she handed me this poem and said, "i thought of you." 050219
what's it to you?
who go