A stuttering heart

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pH541v-ouag Sometimes I feel like the world will collapse over me. Like I owe it something, but I don’t know what. I keep myself safe by saying little. Little of what is stinging me. I swallow it so as not to intrude on the happiness living out there, loudly, hurtfully. I don’t want to be …

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Sugary dream

Eyes closed Fingers on skin Edge of breaths Heavy and reaching A bridge to paradise Thighs on fire Lingering supine A thrusting hearth Melting time Sweet desire Wrapped in silken sheets Whispers of love Screams of delight Clasped hands Lost, forbidden Pushing boundaries Surrendering to an ache Exploding in poetry ©2019 Mel Gutiér