Saturday, October 23, 2010

an ode

the contours
the grace
yet you will burn me
moisture escapes from your orifice
snakes of steam hiss out of you
I am in awe of you

"indulge me, pressure cooker"

24 comments:

Brian Miller said...

haha. love the close as i thought this was going somewhere else...lol. nice 160.

Mona said...

For a while, my mind was in the gutter ;D

Sweetest in the Gale said...

Passionate, dangerous...loved it!

Monkey Man said...

Like Mona, my mind started in the gutter. Great 160 and thanks for playing.

SandyCarlson said...

I fear mine! Perhaps it reminds me of myself....

PattiKen said...

Dangerous, indeed. But ah, consider the rewards.

spiritsoflena said...

Nicely done!! very clever.

ρομπερτ said...

Hot.

Please have a good new week.



daily athens

Tammie Lee said...

such a wild combination of qualities, I would be in awe as well.

Rene/ Not The Rockefellers said...

heh Mona, me too :)

and that hissing used to scare the heck out of me

Ramesh Sood said...

I remember one blsting in our kitchen.. thankfully none was around.. but then to be so contemplative..you continue to amaze me Gautami..

Strummed Words said...

A pressure cooker as metaphor :) Nicely done!

irene said...

Surprising!

Sumit Sarkar said...

haha...a clever one..nice :)

Jingle said...

http://jingleyanqiu.wordpress.com/2010/10/23/6244/

Thanks a lot for the support to Jingle Poetry Potluck, I could not always find time to show how much we appreciate your support, here, three awards for you, hope to see you in of week 7, our theme is love and romance. Happy Monday, Happy Blogging! xxx

Me said...

Haha...nicely played. :)
-C

joanny said...

Sensual, steamy, daringly delicious.

Nicely crafted for any kind of poem.

Joanny

Alice Audrey said...

Pressure cookers are well worthy of the awe.

Amity said...

didn't know it's a pressure cooker, til u said so!

nice work!

Geraldine said...

This is intense Gautami. A very original look at grace.

www.veggiesyarnsandtails.wordpress.com
www.mypoeticpath.wordpress.com

She said...

good one! We just used our pressure cooker this past weekend too! I like the surprise ending here...nice 160

Dianne said...

OK....Ooooo Kayyyyy
I love this hot piece!

Patti said...

That was great! Good one!

gabrielle said...

steamy, delicious.