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by Nevada Kerr

You were the perfect primitive
And I was so slick
Building up the tension
Promising a grand finish
Volumes exhumed
Failings confessed
Such repetitive motifs

It was never about contact
But I wanted the stories inside
Sinuous, overeager
My goal was to provoke
Not to appease

I once had the upper hand
Somehow I'd always get in
Picking through your relics
Invading your dreams
Grating and grinding
To a skin deep beat

Now you're impervious
Beyond redemption
Marvelously incomplete
And like an alien worm
With hooks and pincers
You pluck out my heart

Written by © Raven Drake
May 04, 2007.

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Created: October 2007 © Paul Kinder Last Updated: 21/10/07