The Virgin Awakes

The Virgin Awakes

in her nights young fauns gambol
abandonedly in the secret
corridors of her unspoken dreams
rampant as gods in over-ripe fields

in the morning she rinses
fingers and lusts in lilac water
polishing her armor of chastity
till it gleams in the sun

2/10/91

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About elrondsilvermaul

I never know what to say about myself. I let what I write try to speak as to who I am. I can only add, here, that I am 72, live in a nursing home, am twenty years a cancer survivor, and identify as a gay male. I intend to use this blog as storage for poems? written over the long years (and still being written). This does not preclude other uses.
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