A response to Lia
by David ben Alexander
The truth is I am throbbing inside of you right now The truth is your lips quiver to my pounding meter The truth is you are swollen gushing with our verses
The above poem is my take on d’Verse’s ‘a conversation’ prompt.
d’Verse prompted us to look back over the last year; choose a poem that calls to us; and write a response to that.
I selected a poem by my friend Lia- ‘The truth is’ because I love the idea of a poem manifesting itself in a body that can enflame our hottest, fiery passions.
Below is Lia’s poem, which my poem responds to:
The truth is
The truth is I always want to be with your poem’s body The truth is I always need the poem inside of me