Sharper than Sweet

Sharper than Sweet

A Poem by Blue Moon Ice Cream

Soft and supple,
Red as cherry pie
Lace of liquid crystal
Overlays its fragrant skirts

I've got this notion
That if I stab its thorn
Into my thumb
I'd bleed ecstasy.

© 2012 Blue Moon Ice Cream


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Short, but so descriptive. Great read.

Posted 6 Years Ago


A good read and write ...Thank you for sharing ...:)

Posted 6 Years Ago


Enjoyed your poem...nicely done...Rose

Posted 6 Years Ago


quite brilliant in its execution..Rose lovers would adore this

Posted 7 Years Ago


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TLK
The title really makes this poem. The union of a painful touch with a pleasant taste is an unusual mingling of both sensory modalities and pleasure/pain. Like some kind of synaesthetic sadomasochism.

"I'd bleed ecstasy" really punches the meaning to the heights attained by the title.

Posted 7 Years Ago


I like it. :)
Very inventive descriptions, and it's short and succinct.
It captures a rose very nicely :)

Posted 8 Years Ago


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