Today is National Poetry Day so I thought I’d share a couple of my favourite erotic poems with you. Would love to know what some of yours are. Why not have a go at writing some erotic poetry and then come share them on our forum?
I like my body
i like my body when it is with your
body. It is so quite a new thing.
Muscles better and nerves more.
i like your body. i like what it does,
i like its hows. i like to feel the spine
of your body and its bones, and the trembling
-firm-smooth ness and which I will
again and again and again
kiss, i like kissing this and that of you,
i like, slowly stroking the, shocking fuzz
of your electric fur, and what-is-it comes
over parting flesh…And eyes big love-crumbs,
and possibly i like the thrill
of under me you quite so new
e.e. cummings (early 20th century American poet)
Because of Our Wisdom
In many parts of the world water is
Scarce and precious.
People sometimes have to walk
A great distance
Then carry heavy jugs upon their
Because of our wisdom, we will travel
Far for love.
All movement is a sign of
Most speaking really says,
“I am hungry to know you.”
Every desire of your body is holy;
Every desire of your body is Holy
Why wait until you are dying
To discover that divine
Hafiz (13th century Sufi mystic)