I never played with fire
until I fell in love
with the way you make me burn
now I am addicted
to the heat and flames that ignite
when one hand
traces the inside of my thigh
making kindling of wet lace
and two lips
slightly parted and ablaze
press against my
the whisper-presence of your tongue
barely grazing but white hot on my skin

I am combustible
set to explode
in such a way
that I will leave you covered
in embers

August 26, 2021