I ... entered the poem of life, whose purpose is ... simply to witness the beauties of the world, to discover the many forms that love can take. (Barabara Blackman in 'Glass After Glass')

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6 January 2015

Licking My Lips: Erotic haiku, December 2014

licking my lips
after the banquet
replete

26/12/14


memory
the smell of your skin
its taste

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my lips
on your hair
murmuring

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your fingers
hesitant
then bold

27/12/14


he traces
the slender curve
slowly

28/12/14


hot afternoon
your cool breath
caresses my shoulder

30/12/14

Submitted to Poets United's Poetry Pantry #239 — a bit of erotica in the aftermath of Valentine's Day!

67 comments:

  1. All I can say is ~ Mhmmm! So beautifully expressed Rosemary.

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  2. I find this hilarious that I'm not the only one who uses haiku to writer a much longer poem. This was really full of emotion.

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    1. Oh, Kenn, I in turn find it intriguing that you related to this as to a longer poem. I do use haiku that way at times, as do other poets I know - but in this case it is a series of separate haiku. I tend to post my haiku to my blog in monthly collections rather than one at a time.

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    2. Or perhaps you referred only to the three written on the same date — but even they were separate, as I tried to convey by the asterisks between them.

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  3. Oh, these are good, Rosemary. Give me a fan! Smiles.

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  4. This is a great series, Rosemary! I like the juxtapositions of haiku.

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    1. Yes it's a form I can't seem to leave alone. :)

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  5. WONDERFUL, especially for Valentine's Day!

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  6. the smell and taste of the skin...ah, love the intimacy in these
    and those are echoes that stick with...
    50 shades of haiku eh? smiles.

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    1. Very different, I trust, from those other 50 shades! :)

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  7. This is wonderful., writing erotica in haiku is such a great idea.. I have seen others do it to great effect but I have rarely been successful myself.n

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    1. You a surprise me, Bjorn. I would have thought you'd write any kind of poetry well.

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  8. So much more passion in your hot haiku, than in hundreds of pages and a reel of film.

    Wishing you a lovely week ahead.

    Poppy

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    1. Ha ha! Yes, I think subtlety and suggestion can be a lot sexier than the explicit. (Also I don't find abusive behaviour attractive.)

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  9. V Day special....lovely set Rosemary :)

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  10. It is funny how just a few words can stir the imagination and allow the reader to picture the scenes in their minds. Beautifully done Rosemary.

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  11. What a feat...i loved every course...

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  12. Garçon! A cold shower to Mr Newbery's table!

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  13. These haiku are very appealing on a sensory level - subtle and deeply felt.

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    1. Thank you, Kerry. That is exactly what I hoped would come through.

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  14. Love the little snippets as moments in love making. Together they are a feast.

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  15. " your fingers
    hesitant
    then bold"

    I'm pretty sure I heard a gasp. This is lovely! ♥

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  16. Love the erotica haiku, smiles ~

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    1. I'm glad you say so. (No-one does erotic verse like you!)

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  17. Oh my - the passion - the pleasure - in the reading - love the way these flow together and move apart - each a jewel on its own together ... ahhhhh

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  18. Very sensual indeed! They are separate haiku but together they flow like a poem. And yes, they are subtle and gentle.

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  19. Spicy haiku, the last one - with double bottom, love :0

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  20. this brings back such memories...

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  21. Oh these make me want to dance, slowly--smiles to you!

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  22. Chock-full & steamy. You had my mind going for quite a time, Rosemary. So greatly intense!

    - ksm

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  23. A bit of erotica works for me..nice...

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  24. HOT! You've got the skill set, Rosemary! :-)

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  25. Wicked, delightful passion Rosemary!

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  26. It sure is a hot afternoon now. I like your erotica. It brings out the beauty of sex. Nice.

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  27. Gosh, this takes one back many years ago to many instances of loving memories.

    Hank

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    1. Hank, that is how they were written, too. :)

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  28. Beautiful set..soft, romantic and sensuous :-)

    "my lips
    on your hair
    murmuring" I liked this one most....

    Thanks for sharing your beautiful memories and photos with us on PU. :-)

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  29. This is very beautiful, Rosemary :)

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  30. sexy and powerful.
    love the way you peel the bananas.

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  31. my whispered desire,
    even her thong underwear,
    - blushes

    http://mylittlehaiku.blogspot.com/

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