So late it’s morning east of us,
I crawl in bed next to your
dark naked scrawl on the sheets.
You have that night perfume,
that lived-in smell I love,
that spent-the-night smell
of warm skin slept in
just before it wakes
How old were you when you first met Cohen? I was sixteen. He wasn’t my first love, but he has been one of the most enduring. Words that bruise you and a voice the bleeds like razor blades. I still like to listen to him when the rain is falling, when the world is weeping and everything is being washed clean.
It’s no surprise Cohen’s songs are fodder for all artists. He has been covered so many times, and while some of the covers are wonderful, to me the essence of the man is often missing. I think Del Rey captures him completely. She exists in the same melancholy beauty….a voice that talks so bravely and sweet
I have been nominated quite out the blue by the very lovely Amelia Jane for the One Lovely Blog Award
Thanks, my dear. I wholeheartedly accept. There are some rules to accepting this reward (full disclosure, it’s in my nature to break them).
Share 7 Lovely Facts about myself
Link to 15 blogs (or as many as possible) that I enjoy reading. Nominate the authors of those 15 blogs to participate and do the same, linking back to the original Lovely blog. (That would be this page.)
The keys to my secret identify…..
1: I look at a LOT of kinky pictures….as a writer I call it “research”
2: I have a fetish for shoes and corsets
3: I know who my best friends are…they don’t care that I am ALWAYS late
4: I dream of having a butterfly garden (it used to be a shark aquarium, okay I still want both)
5: It’s simple really – Vampires over werewolves, Batman over Superman & Spiderman
6: I think Kung Fu Fighting is a kick-ass song, you’ll never convince me otherwise
7: I think the sexiest things on a man are his forearms, hands, voice and a dirty mind
The blog has reached 100 followers, which might be small in some peoples eyes, but since you stop by, you know I like things intimate…
So 100 followers seems an auspicious milestone to welcome everybody and say thank you for stopping by and reading, for liking and sharing….and for commenting because I love to get your feedback on my posts.
When I started writing I didn’t think about the reader, I just wanted to tell my stories, but the journey is richer in the sharing. In collaborating with other writers who I learn so much from and in speaking to people who read my words – together we give it life.
I have grand ideas of what I would like to do in this space. I’d love to interact with the people who take the time to stop here more….
Because pleasures of the flesh shared are much richer delights.