Intimate Kisses: The Poetry of Sexual Pleasure

By Wendy Maltz

In 1997, intercourse therapist and marriage counselor Wendy Maltz, writer of the Sexual therapeutic trip and coauthor of non-public techniques, compiled Passionate Hearts, an anthology of "poems that encourage and have a good time fit sexual intimacy; poems during which middle connection used to be on the center of the sexual experience." In Intimate Kisses, Maltz follows at the good fortune of Passionate Hearts with a brand new anthology of poetry that keeps her party of fit sexuality and, within the strategy, turns up the heat.

Intimate Kisses revels in what might be life’s maximum secret, via a few of richest, so much celebrated poetry ever written. integrated during this anthology are 121 poems via such poets as Marge Piercy, Emily Dickenson, Jelaluddin Rumi, Nikki Giovanni, Anne Sexton, Sharon Olds, Octavio Paz, Molly Peacock, Dorianne Laux, Jane Hirshfield, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Galway Kinnell, and W.S. Merwin, in addition to dozens of lesser-known and unpublished poets.

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My lips suckled the lighted horizon the place the leg meets the physique, that delicate cleft i like to press. i'll scent your aroma and that i remembered the 1st time I observed your intercourse, how younger it seemed, partially obvious, in part imagined during the gentle hair that tufted over it, dusky folds starting a little bit, like moth wings spreading over moon flower. david watts inform ME inform me what you notice, You ask as I lean Into the heart of your thighs as if it really is attainable to discover phrases for such imaginative and prescient as if a twin of ripe persimmon Held open and crimson to the solar may possibly seize your fullness. you must recognize what I see and that i stand mute ahead of you not able to discover metaphor For a lifestyles shape so deliciously itself. I see you, I say And in that I’m announcing I see the cosmos traveling purple and crimson inside of your glistening pores and skin. I see atoms magnificently cohered Into your hope. I see the very backside of the sea, hot streams of water hidden there. I see you, and I’m struck dumb. There aren't any phrases in that a part of me Who joins with you there My tongue flying blindly inside of your universe. carolyn flynn I provide you with my tongue, and the observe it has for you, and the excitement it has for you as I communicate silently in your physique, as I converse alongside the arc of your breast, throughout the cadence of your ribs, over the apparent of your abdominal and into the nice and cozy rain among your thighs, into you. My tongue speaks on your intercourse— your excellent woman’s physique reads my lips, attracts my silent phrases into you. I pay attention to your heady reaction to the traditional language you could have taught me My middle swells in the event you communicate my identify among your tender laughter and your sighs. You advisor me artfully throughout the panorama you create with me, to the anonymous, hallowed position the place no phrases will do. patrick mulrooney KISS The lips of her vagina kiss again delicate leaves and wet like matutinal dew. Take me again there frequently. corey mesler access JUNE 12 Sleep past due, not anyone cares what time it really is. Sunday morning, espresso in bed…then love with espresso flavored kisses. And your tongue dripping honey like a ripe fig. i've been hours unsleeping you lithely at leisure within the loose normal approach rivers mattress and clouds form. Your bedgown gathers up your complete around thighs, rolls over your hips. Your breasts are snub like children’s faces… and your navel deep as a god’s eye. definite, your lips fit your teats fantastically, rose and rose. The hair of your arm’s hole and the place your thighs meet agree thoroughly, being brown and tender to examine like a nest of box mice. compliment be the partitions that take care of you from eyes that are usually not mine! Love, now not prayers, might be our delivering this present day. we will compliment God with absolute embraces… bodies shall sing Him in His personal incomparable tongue. Prayer is humbleness, i can't be humble with the wealth of you beside me. walter benton THE BUTTERFLY these issues that you so laughingly name palms are in reality brown butterflies fluttering around the excitement they provide my physique nikki giovanni IT it truly is white and satin, nice bolts of silken textile shedding down via, into our heart.

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