Tortuous Ache



in empty, tangled sheets

unable to ease

the tortuous ache

my skin screaming

for absent hands

strong with gentle touch

long, stroking caresses

quieting and feeding

this lascivious hunger

for unadulterated, sensual pleasure




(#OctPoWriMo Day 12 theme Tortured)


9 thoughts on “Tortuous Ache

  1. 1 says:

    Theo Walcott, Alex Iwobi and the returning Danny Welbeck are all ahead in the pecking order occupying the wing slots, leaving the 28-year-old wondering where he fits in.


  2. Ahhh, Dear Beth, You always seem to reach my heartstrings with your words, just before they melt me!!! How do you keep your words so hot on the page until I read them?? I Love and Adore your exquisite and elegant style and ability to light the fires of passion, desire and imaginings with the feelings your word paintings show us!!! Bellissimo, Sweet Angel, Bellissimo!!! Chuck

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