2.03.2012

confession

a god-fearing woman
would require absolution now
but as i am not, temptation
and desire are gifts received
without threat of reparations.

so, you are invited.
come inside, lick my lungs,
gut me from the inside out,
teach me what my name means.

save your penance for later.

Fireblossom asked the Real Toads to write about temptation and confession.

17 comments:

  1. Fearless! Thanks for being part of FBF, Marian!

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  2. I like the defiance. The last line is the killer. There's an awesome darkness that palls over everything. I love this one.

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  3. ah, i appreciate it, lance. thank you.

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  4. Short, sharp, and pretty damn fabulous

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  5. Take what you want, but pay for it--kinda how it always works out. Love the attitude in this--sear and serious both.

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  6. Wow, Marian: "temptation and desire are gifts" — yep, wow is the word.
    K

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  7. temptation and desires are gifts... huh. Interesting line! And the last is a killer. :)

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  8. This is very nice or maybe not so nice in a fire-y sort of way. Either way I liked it.

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