Naked

strip me slowly,
it’s fine, i’m ready,
for you.

in your lines, take me
mind, heart, soul, wholly,
not few.

for i’m the real me
when you, poetry
leaks through.

06.09.2017
©2017 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved.
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In response to Lai It On! –dVerse MTB Victoria C. Slotto.
This is Victoria, today asking you to write a Lai. Yes, it’s pronounced “lay,” an old French poetry form that was used to tell tales of adventure and courage using octosyllabic lines.
dverse
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54 thoughts on “Naked

  1. I read this several ways… but the one that really stuck was that the form stripped you of excess words, leaving you with bare meaning; the real you showing through. The other meanings were provocative, but this one was more intimate, vulnerable… poetic!

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