All 6ft of you waits for me
I come to you weary, spent.
You welcome, no questions.
I undress, lay on you, feel you.
Still, together we find the silence.
But the inexorable need to move
Overwhelms. Slowly at first
Gentle flex, slow exploration.
You release your grip.
I hover above you, float down
Brush your skin, tease, pull away.
A sigh, a breath, the day drops away.
I smile down at you
Then twist and lunge.
A pause, I kneel on you
Hands to ribs,
Feel the air flood through me
Expanding, growing, visible.
You release me, hold me, I move again
Feline, bovine, supine
I’m a warrior fierce, then humble
I salute the sun, the moon
My eagle flies
Fold, reverse, float, jump
Every ancient movement instinctive
As natural as the breath
Part of the continuum, visceral, shared.
Sweat rolls down the length of me
Drips onto your belly, then, at the moment
We achieve the peak
Elated, reaffirmed, we need to rest.
I lay in your embrace, grounded, protected
We find the silence again, the still point, a tear.
The world intrudes, reluctant we peel apart
But I roll you tight, take you with me,
Satiated, radiant, serene.