How could I not fall?
The bed so inviting, the fire lit the room
She loosened her hair with one shake I was doomed
Temptation's bell rang out, loud, shrill and clear
But I didn't hear it - not with heaven so near
I tried not to succumb, I tried ever so hard
But no one was listening to all my pure thoughts
The fire lit her body, her shadow enthralled
She patted the bed - how could I not fall?
Her legs long and bronze invited my gaze
I looked and I touched and my fingers they strayed
Her dress fell to waistline she smiled and said 'Hey!'
'Shall I get dressed or are you going to stay?'
I sank into heaven I drowned in her eyes
She wound me, she ground me, she brought me to life
She held me, she felt me, she… it's best I explain
For the first time in my life I felt blood in my veins
© Joseph G Dawson
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