The Terrifying Seduction

As I listened to her slender fingersMaking exquisite loveTo the ivoriesTo RachmaninoffTo the UniverseTo my soulTo the thousand miles between usAnd to every atom in my BeingI realized that we mustNever actually meet, for I'dGive myself instantly to herDisappear within herConsumed by her brillianceIncinerated by her beautyAnd I was terrified~ Paul Raworth Bennett

Happy Birthday, Roshanak!

🙂 To hear this poem, use the player below. 🙂 Happy Birthday, Roshanak! by Paul Raworth Bennett ~~ Star of Magnificence ~~ The beauty of the zodiac God brought to earth in Roshanak Who brightened up in many ways The darkness of my winter days She can be crazy, loud and wild She can be … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Roshanak!

My New Friend Heather!

🙂 To hear this poem, use the player below. 🙂 My New Friend Heather by Paul Raworth Bennett He loved to ride his bike, did Paul Across the land, or to the mall And normally would sunny skies Delight his nose and ears and eyes So greatly was his patience tried On yet another rain-soaked … Continue reading My New Friend Heather!

Happy Day (a poem for DH)

🙂 To hear this poem, use the player below. 🙂 Happy Day by Paul Raworth Bennett (for DH) The graceful young woman, her dreamy blue eyes Reflected the colour of heavenly skies Her hiking companion, with spirited heart Did know that their friendship had made a good start One late summer weekend that Autumn had … Continue reading Happy Day (a poem for DH)