Her Desire

This is my world, and yours,
just as we created it,
sentient and wild.
Brambly thorns,
shifting tides,
hard-as-nails streets,
beguiling lovers,
all of it just as it is.
Her only desire
that we road weary pilgrims
throw our arms around her
and whisper in her ear



photograph by Anita Albright


















Reading of “Her Desire” with music by John Coltrane


8 Responses to “Her Desire”

  1. Ravenstalk says:

    ~ Yessssssssssss .. .. 💞💞💞 ~

  2. Christina Pivarnik says:

    Gorgeous, Don. So true—how I love to throw my arms around her true, living forms of all kinds and always say Yes! to vibrant Life. Thank you.

  3. Veronica Lim says:

    Yes, this is my world that I have created. As I accept it and, yes, welcome it, there is joy in knowing I can create anew in this moment. Yes!

  4. Tom Figel says:

    Don, you never lack for enthusiasm, that’s for sure. It’s one of your fine qualities.

  5. John Girardot says:

    Very well done. Loved it!

  6. Jay Schwartz says:

    Don: one great piece !!!

  7. Geoff Tisch says:

    She will always be true!
    This I can count on!
    Like it, or not!
    Thank God for her desire,
    Well met! Carved out by my love!
    Eternally thankful!

  8. Dia Walsh says:

    Love this! Lovely and exciting at the same time! Thank you, Don!

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