Orion in Your Eyes


you came with Orion in
your eyes sweeping me
into a brightly lit nebula
my tears sprinkled among
your atmosphere birthing
stars

you came with warm breath
exhaling oxidants I as fuel
inhaled you flaring heat and a
chain of exothermic reactions
CH4 + 2 O2 → CO2 + 2 H2O
+energy

you came with passion in
your lips lingering near my
nape causing my skin to
smolder while exciting electrons
in a pure white frenzy of
eros

© Pamela Rossow

 

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51 thoughts on “Orion in Your Eyes

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  3. Oh this is neat. I particularly love the insertion of the chemistry.
    However, the first verse had me hooked from the start. And particularly

    my tears sprinkled among
    your atmosphere birthing
    stars

    Fantastic!

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