Fait Accompli

Albert Joseph Pénot – La Femme Chauve-Souris

Caught in an eternal moonrise 
as deja blue overcomes 
deep in the hastening twilight, 
I seek your luscious lip’s song 
floating in the lagoon reflection 
of a midnight sonata sky.

Here in my tormented dreams 
is where I find you and your eyes
while sacrificial blood courses 
through my hot pulsing veins.

My hunger yearns to kiss your darkness, 
To taste velvet petals of amaryllis upon my tongue.
My soul aches to blossom in full flowered splendor, 
I thirst for your blood red wine release so divine
as a percussion drum pounds, pounds in my head
with an unrelenting rhythmic fervor.

Entangled in black silk as I shudder awake 
only to see, cast from my night swim dreams
your molten sulphur eyes staring back at me
as I give in and sigh, a fait accompli.

©2020 Linda Lee Lyberg

Linda Lee Lyberg is an author, poet, wife, and mother. She resides in Mesa, AZ with her husband Pete (aka The Big Viking) of 23 years and her dog, Ricky Bobby who loves to go real fast. She writes various forms of poetry, as well as short stories. Several of her works have appeared in various anthologies and online literary magazines.
You can read more of her works at: charmedchaos.com and her Amazon Author Page

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