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The Library of June Labyzon

Occupation: teacher/poet/observer
City: Hoboken
State: Nj
Country: Usa
Member Since: February 2010
Last Login: 04/01/2015

I am in my sixth decade of life though I don't know when it moved from second to sixth. I like to think I live by the African Proverb, "if you are not living on the edge, you are taking up too much room.

"MOON CHILD

Hidden in the night of sheets, I fail to rise.
Names emerge, not of my being.
I no longer feel able to answer to that
bestowed upon me at birth.
The fit is loose.
I know a thing or two about reputation.
A name tells it all.
Time refined, the Junie fades to June to
the middle of the middle name.
Linda becomes Lynda.
I settle on Junlynda.
Most of this is just ego anyway
No need to explain my calling.
My emotions are packed in all the
right containers. A preoccupation with
egotism leads me to yoga classes,
weekly facials, pedicures and manicures.
Wrapped in banana leaves, pungent and raw,
I lie still… clutching the transparent soft breezes of lust.
On this quiet linen pre-dawn,
the familiar grows sublime once again.
JUNIE has a stranglehold, expands my confidence.
The light of the moon
perpetrating the laced veiled window releases
the "real me."
Shimmering, I escalate to levels of self-abduction
and bask in the gaudy spectrum of colors generated
by my ability to gratify my own yearnings.
The girl (once dead)
inside of me is embraced by
my desire; a star on the rise.
JUNIE

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Title Date Created Date Posted
  After a week of getting nowhere - Explicit 11/4/2014 11/04/2014
  A moment in the life of... - Explicit 03/6/2014 03/06/2014
  A Single Woman 10/16/2014 10/16/2014
  As long as I have a dollar 10/23/2014 10/23/2014
  Beyond the Wall 11/4/2014 11/04/2014
  Bite 11/4/2014 11/04/2014
  Blue (A Sestina) - Explicit 12/3/2014 12/03/2014
  Butter Me Quickly Before I Stale - Explicit 04/23/2014 04/23/2014
  Case of Gold 02/13/2014 02/13/2014
  Claudia 10/26/2014 10/26/2014
  Counting to Five 11/16/2014 11/16/2014
  Dear You 10/21/2014 10/21/2014
  Desire Street 11/20/2012 11/19/2012
  Dreamsense - Explicit 11/20/2012 11/19/2012
  Earthgirls - Explicit 11/18/2014 11/18/2014
  Eating a breakfast of rich cream latte and a bagel smeared with… 11/16/2014 11/16/2014
  Essence 10/15/2014 10/15/2014
  Fall 03/6/2014 03/06/2014
  Fast and Easy Summer 12/3/2014 12/03/2014
  F Train Station On New Years Day 12/3/2014 12/03/2014
  God's Coffee Cup 10/8/2013 10/08/2013
  Grandma's Corset 10/16/2014 10/16/2014
  Heights - Explicit 11/16/2014 11/16/2014
  Imagine 02/10/2014 02/10/2014
  Integrity 11/20/2012 11/19/2012
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