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Moon Pie: Collaborative Poem

April 29, 2015

A sensuous, divine expression of romantic love, which is born out of a poetic collaboration between D. Russel Micnhimer and Nalini Priyadarshini.

Poetry Month Special
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Let me put the brightest piece of moon
On your tongue
And lick the crumbs clean from your lips
Leave my laughter there instead
So I come back for it later and
Watch you sleep, arm
Splayed across your brow
Hand curled in a loose fist.
I’ll encircle you with calm
Sprinkle stardust around
and melt with you.

As I sleep
I taste a silver wafer
dance across my tongue
like a doughnut
with glittering sugar dusting
your tongue brushing across my lips
and taste buds of my dreams.
I snooze on
dreaming of kisses mixing
in a single cup of coffee
in our dawn.

About Author
D Russel Micnhimer
D. Russel Micnhimer

D. Russel Micnhimer is an American author of several books on rock art, fiction and poetry including his latest collection Notes to Be Left with the Gatekeeper published by Global Fraternity of Poets.

Nalini Priyadaeshini
Nalini Priyadarshni

Nalini Priyadarshni is an Indian writer, editor and amateur photographer whose art, poetry and fiction has appeared in several literary journals and anthologies. They live at the opposite sides of the globe and have never met. They don’t even share a common first language, but it hasn’t stopped them from inspiring each other and writing poetry together. Some of their collaborative work can be accessed on Mad Swirl.

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6 thoughts on “Moon Pie: Collaborative Poem

  • Priyank Shah

    This is just beautiful.

    The poem flowing in like a young river taking taking imaginations to the fairytale lands where everything is possible.

    Magical!! That is the word that describes this. Loved every bit of it, as if the taste of that moon is still lingering on my tongue and my heart asks for more of this.

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