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Green Apples

by Uriel Tovar

so take me out and
i'll tear
into the red
velvety background
of your life.
seems frayed and bleeding
around your lips
into
your young
tight
mouth.

i want to know
what is that light
in your
heart
focused only
on tears and scar tissue
flaking
into the palm of my hands.

my fingertips
always sank
into your back.

12/17/2009

Posted on 12/18/2009
Copyright © 2020 Uriel Tovar

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Julie Adams on 03/19/10 at 11:01 AM

(I hope I am not reading this wrong, but) WOW! what a naughty little poem—I love it, it is just juicy as an apple with velvety imagery, powerful language, and a pressing but natural flow...kudos poet, a pleasure to read your inspiring work again, hope there will be more posted again soon...peace to u, jewels xoxx

Posted by Stephan Anstey on 07/26/10 at 05:15 PM

Well done Uriel.

Posted by Paul Lastovica on 07/26/10 at 09:00 PM

=) POTD for you, yay!

Posted by Morgan D Hafele on 07/27/10 at 01:41 AM

crazy awesome! congrats on potd! such a darkly beautiful piece

Posted by A. Reed on 02/24/11 at 07:54 PM

This very much deserved POTD, thank you for inviting me to you...I love it here!

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