for Chanel

Thought I’d share another poem from my book Wednesday Night Regular before I head off to the club. Hope you like it.

 

Wednesday Night Regular Coverfor Chanel

She sits before me
Crumpled muscles
Under silky skin
Awaiting attention
Of smoothing hands

She is a river
April thawing
Moaning after
Long winters
Of discontent

She is Atlas
Carrying worlds
With these shoulders
Now shrugging
‘Neath my fingers

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About Bartholomew Barker

Bartholomew Barker was born and raised in Ohio, studied in Chicago, worked in Connecticut for nearly twenty years before moving to Hillsborough, North Carolina where he makes money as a computer programmer to fund his poetry habit.
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