Don’t Let Your Mother Read These Feelings (A Poem From My Younger Years)

I want to stretch you to the stars
Unlock all your windows and doors
Take you to a romantic peak you’ve never been to before
Turn up the music on the way
Only pop and rock and roll
Then rest your jet-lagged soul
Since it’s not just these words
I’m fluent in touch too
Once ignited there’s
No tidal wave on Earth
That could put me out
I have full mastery
Over the flames
So hot I could burn endlessly
Even as a fire in Antarctica
Feel my heat just one time
And they’ll hear your screams
From the land of the free and the home of the brave
All the way across the sea to the highest point of the Himalayas
Butβ€”please!β€”don’t let your mother read these feelings
Because I was grounded when my mother read yours

32 comments on “Don’t Let Your Mother Read These Feelings (A Poem From My Younger Years)

  1. wardah says:

    The last two lines made me laugh. Great poem!

  2. uzzawal1911 says:

    Its a good poem man with the playful twist at the end. Well done πŸ™Œ

  3. Ahh….the ending lines have a nice twist to the poem , which had reached great heights of passion πŸ’™πŸ˜€

  4. Secrets says:

    Haha, love it Ben. Sensual, but with a humours twist.

  5. Lia says:

    Very exciting, loved it, and then the splash of water sousing the flames of passion at the end haha. The title gives fair warning but still was a challenge not to get hot and bothered lol. πŸ˜‰πŸ”₯πŸ’¦πŸ™Œ

  6. Cassa Bassa says:

    A very well done piece of work! Love the ending line!

  7. asthaisha says:

    Haha love it πŸ˜„

  8. This is brilliant! You really set in the romantic mood with your words and I love the twist in the last two lines! Great job. πŸ€

  9. Katy Claire says:

    This is very creative! Love the ending ☺️ Great work!

  10. πŸ™‚ The power of groundbreaking feelings πŸ™‚

  11. Oh this takes me back to older, younger days. Summer love and love in the air. This is wonderfully penned down. Love the analogies so much. ✨

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