She seeks…

She seeks to be effortless
To walk with grace and dignity.
It’s hard to know for sure if she does
With no mirror to grant her vision.

She seeks to wonder without wandering
To sleep and rest in honesty.
It’s hard to know for sure if she does
With no mirror to grant her vision

She seeks to live beyond precious commodity
To know if her strength is really divine.
It’s hard to know with any certainty
With no mirror to grant her vision.

She seeks to love without longing
To spend her life deep in servitude.
It’s hard to know without hearing the tomb
Of her once favored dignity.

She seeks to bathe in his offering
To not waste a moment in time.
It’s hard to know without being too bold
Or rushing to look in his eyes.

© Kate Spyder


Her Goddess

Across the waves of insecurity
Lies the knowledge that no one is there
Before she sleeps
She ponders her need
And wraps her arms around her knees.

What was there
Had always been
Always would be
Though nothing had been said
She had been long absent instead.

Confusion had reigned
While clarity beckoned
Never listening
Until now
The shock hadn’t lessened.

Life’s tasks went unheeded
Naivety smothered her essence
As she lay dormant
Her goddess’s presence.

They say with age comes wisdom
But they are wrong
Wisdom comes
When one opens their eyes
And their mind
To the signs left behind.

She just prayed
It wasn’t too late
To let her goddess

© Kate Spyder

H to O

They became lovers
Within moments of first introduction
Never parted a single day.

She felt safe
With him
Never lonely
Or Misplaced.

He warmed her
When she was frozen.
Cooled her
When she burned like fire.
Tempted her
With his caresses.
Soothed her
When she was bereft.
Lapped up her tears
When she was maudlin.
Embraced her
When she was forlorn.
Comforted her
With his touch.
Kissed her
With his flowing essence.
Protected her
When she plunged to his depths.
Cherished her
When she danced in his embrace.
Supported her
When she floated upon his surface.
Tickled her
With his teasing fingers.
Brought her to ecstasy
With his pulsing rhythm.

Their passion never wavered.

He would always be her first
And most loyal lover.

© Kate Spyder 2014

This Night…

I missed you this night
After you said good night
And went to bed.
I thought much about what you said.

I’m not sure why
I’d like to say
But it would be a lie.

With one simple reply
You snuck in
What I had locked within.

You made me feel beautiful
When for such a long time
I felt
Less than I am inside.

Our stories don’t lie
They tell who we are inside
No matter what the world sees
From the outside.

A simple thank you
Doesn’t seem to be enough
For what you gave me this night
Do you even know how much?

I wish I could give you just as much

© Kate Spyder 2014

The only fool…

No one is ever a fool
for loving another
or for telling them so.

The only fool
is the one
who makes another
feel bad for doing so.

© Kate Spyder 2014

The Night

Spirit that is you
Joyous abounds
Patiently awaited
My rest within arms

Circling never ending
Comfort cries aloud
Night’s silent whispers
Crystal waters carried

Sunlight’s glitter awakened
His beauty blessed loving
Her sweet lips christened
With passion’s thunder

©2013 Kate Spyder

Freshly Milked?

At first sip
It wasn’t right.
The smell I smelled
Was just too ripe!
The taste did too
Which wasn’t contrite!
It had the smell and taste too
Of what I smelled
When passing by
A field freshly fertilized.
How could this be?
I couldn’t believe
That a gallon of milk
Would so displease.
The aroma,
The taste,
God what a waste.
A whole gallon of milk
Poured down the drain.

Copyright 2013 Kate Spyder (29Sept2013 11:20 PM PT)

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