Life, Love, Poetry, Sexuality

a lover’s lament


I once had a lover who insisted on keeping me waiting. This poem is about that.


a lover’s lament
a lover’s lament

i count the days
we spend apart
the sleeps before
my heart restarts

clocks tick tock
the hours and minutes
push my patience
to the limit

my body aches,
is full of longing,
i dream of kissing
close and fondling

the bits of you
i miss the most
on which I’d rather


© Susan Macaulay 2019. I invite you to share this link widely, but please do not reprint or reblog or copy and paste my poems into other social media without my permission. Thank you.

i write poetry (for an imaginary lover)



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