BEAUTY

I’m naturally reclusive

But you included me

And reluctantly… no wait. That’s the old draft

Luckily I saw you intuitively

Needed to know you intimately

Fighting the urge

Because you’re genuine

Unworthy of sinful mentality

So patiently I learned

Why such a yearning

Burned brighter than the sun

I can’t look directly at you

Glad I can’t charge huge

Lest you see me

Turning red cheeked

My voice is already meek

You can take a king’s energy

Like a chess piece

The most powerful is you.

The queen.

Like Icarus I want

To fly close

Feel your heat

Your…

Paul Kennedy, Jr

A writer and scholar of life. I love having fun with poetry and wordplay!

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