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OctPoWriMo2019 — Day 7 — speaking in (mature audiences only)

Image result for tantalus painting

Tantalizing tongues
test us terribly to totter
from truth, tumbling
into torrential tastes
that in time will taunt.



Image result for cunnilingus painting

Languid laps of
luxurious liquid lines
lingering lusciously
on your lovely lips;
then la-la-la-la-la-la!




Wagging waddlers
wander wickedly
willing wanderlust
wilting woestricken
ones, who wonder why.



Morgan Dragonwillow is the host (co-hosted today by Esther Jones) of OctPoWriMo.  Esther says:
Maybe you’d like to write about your first kiss. Or giving a speech. Or something else altogether. It’s up to you. It’s your tongue. Use it.

Word Prompts: Sweet Sour Bitter Broken Healing
Suggested Poetry Type: Tongue Twister
Image 1:  “Tantalus” by Julie Cross
image 2:  unnamed
Image 3:  “Gossip” by Jim Gray
Exploring poetry in all its forms.

10 thoughts on “OctPoWriMo2019 — Day 7 — speaking in (mature audiences only)

  1. Wasn’t expecting this trio of poems, each one riffing on one aspect of a tongue/talk playing with a letter, sometimes intimate, sometimes sad. The first stanza makes me think how hard ‘truth’ is to achieve.

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