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By hands that felt no passion

Skin rubbed sore by palm prints

Thumb prints

Empty pats and cold caresses

Stained by baseless lust and pain

 

Until I felt it

The touch that cleansed me

Wiped away all others

Singed my skin with beauty’s fire.

 

It stoked the smile inside me

Scorched my soul with endless heat

Left my thirst unquenched

Unsated

Unabated

By glorious waters that never

Ever

Ever go away

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