Poem: Girl with a Cello

cello

In a diamond city night we’re
taxied through floodlit streets

angled snow alabasters old facades
medieval histories beyond all guessing

Flanders is frozen outside this misted glass
the two of us sitting nose to nose

our tongues loosening aperitif smiles
white burgundy cutting through brie

making heads light and cheeks flush
and toe touch toe

Our eyes meet when bare soul strokes calf
kissing slim fingers one by one

plied each day to taut cello strings
sneak previews to plots and suites of night

image and poem © copyright David F. Barker

* sorry, but this is an oldie!

http://millyreynolds.co.uk

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17 thoughts on “Poem: Girl with a Cello

  1. our tongues loosening aperitif smiles
    white burgundy cutting through brie
    and toe touch toe….really nice intimacy in this…
    our sould strokes calf…kissing each finger…dang…

    diamond city night & floodlit streets are great descriptives as well…

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