i like my body when it is with your


i like my body when it is with your
body. It is so quite new a thing.
Muscles better and nerves more.
i like your body. i like what it does,
i like its hows. i like to feel the spine
of your body and its bones, and the trembling
-firm-smooth ness and which i will
again and again and again
kiss, i like kissing this and that of you,
i like, slowly stroking the, shocking fuzz
of your electric fur, and what-is-it comes
over parting flesh … And eyes big love-crumbs,

and possibly i like the thrill

of under me you so quite new

Text: e.e. cummings
Image: Photographer and subjects unknown
via picassoswoman/flickr

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  1. willy wanker

    Batty boys..lol

    Posted December 19, 2009 at 5:38 pm | Permalink

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