NoHoldsBarredPoetryWritingChallenge Day 12: Humid

Love Sedoka #2

The humidity 
of your breath is stifling. 
Kiss me again, before it rains.
Pouring rain cools me,
but your body heat—to be
in you is like an oven.

© 2022 Nortina Simmons

The sedoka is a pair of 5-7-7 or 5-7-5 syllable katauta, or half-poems, that acts as a conversation between lovers.


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