Dueces & Hearts

Dueces & Hearts

by Tequila Cheatham

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ISBN-13: 9781456740467
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Publication date: 05/10/2011
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.28(d)

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Dueces & Hearts


By Tequila Cheatham

AuthorHouse

Copyright © 2011 Tequila Cheatham
All right reserved.

ISBN: 978-1-4567-4046-7


Chapter One

    Ductless
    No where
    To distribute
    The pain
    Except
    Through my veins
    And back
    To my heart
    Again.


Trapped

I don't want to have you
I'm afraid to lose you.
Don't want to kiss you
I'm afraid I'll miss you.
Don't want to sex you
I'm afraid to get attached.
Don't want to leave you
I'm afraid I'll come back.
Don't want to crave you
Then you'll have full control.
Didn't want to love you
Yet, you've captured my hearts' body and soul.


Thoughtless

I ran out of thoughts
To think.
Tried to shake the thought of
Thinking about not thinking ONLY
To find myself thinking
Of thoughts
No longer thought of ...


Access Granted

I'm impressed!
No one's had access
To my safe
But You
Desperate guys
Have cheated
And lied to
Possess my valuables
Only thee knew
The code to change
The red light
To green.

          Cheated

    Fasting
    Who needs it?
    Room service awaits.

    A knock at the door
    In walks dessert
    Ready to be devoured.
    My heart thumps
    Body climate fluctuates
    Qualia constrained from guilt.
    Still, I salivate.

    Battling desires
    The aroma
    Adornments
    And colors
    Defers the promise
    To keep my diet
    Free of sweets.

    Anxious to taste
    The flavor,
    I lick the torso
    Taunted
    By its submission
    To be consumed.

    An eager yelp
    Of satisfaction.
    My taste buds
    Impatiently endures
    Temptation
    As the last piece
    Sit on the tip
    Of my tongue.

    At the point of climax
    I'm rudely interrupted
    By sharp eyes watching
    From the bedroom door.

    It is he
    Catching me
    Red-handed.



        ....Afterwards

    Motionless
    Breathing fast
    Legs shaking
    Sweaty ass.
    Toes curled
    Mouth dry
    Juices flowing
    Between my thighs.


         Enlist Meant

    His pictures project a thousand words
    Yet, I'm speechless.
    Clichés of his radiant smile
    Become a repetitious commercial
    As I anxiously await his return.
    Left, Right! Left, Right!
    Which command should I obey?
    Do I retreat from his heart
    Or sit ignorantly by the door, unknowing
    If I'll lose him to a cold hearted war
    Or foreign, desperate lover.

    Either way I have lost
    The battle
    The moment I agreed to loneliness
    With a casual "Yes"
    And a diamond ring.
    For nine months
    His absence weighed heavy
    Like a rough sack
    Resting on my pelvic bone.

    We vowed
    Never to lie
    Cheat
    Or steal
    Til death
    Did us part.

    His manhood
    Explored
    Every crevice
    Of her foxhole
    As I drowned
    in dirty images
    That were once ours.
    Yearning to drink from his canteen.
    She was his M-16.
    I was just a compass.


The Return

If you have to leave
Let me convince you
To stay.

I don't want you
To miss a day
Without missing me.

I want your thoughts
To fiend for me

To have you running
Back to me


Nauseous

I don't feel so well
Think it's something I ate.
The lies you've been feeding me
Have caused my stomach to ache

Sick of swallowing my words
To avoid arguments
Sick of stuffing myself
To avoid loneliness.

I no longer find comfort in you
Consumed all that I can take
My stomach is uncomfortable,
I need to reguuuuuuuurrrrrrgitate!


    Special Delivery

    If I were asked to sketch
    A picture that reminds me of you,
    I'd draw multicolor butterflies
    Pulsating to funky music notes,
    While dodging floating hearts
    In the pit of my stomach.

    A hormonal fiesta
    In my body's venue
        Your smile
    On an exclusive menu.

    Your words
    JuMpInG oUt aT mE
    In 3D
    Captured in a net and
    Lamented
    Before they'd escape
    I suspect, back to
    The delivery truck
    I watch you
    Load and unload
    Every Friday, Saturday, AND Sunday
    Night wishing
    I was a stowaway.
    If I could paint,

    I would paint
    A portrait
    Of a glass half full,
    Placed in the middle
    Of a welcome mat,
    Next to a puddle of
    Spilled milk.


PLUCKED PETALS

He loves me.
He loves me not.

He misses me.
He misses me not.

He sexes me.
He sexes me not.

I'm pregnant.
He said he's not.


           Let's Love

    "I've never saw wild things
    Sorry for themselves."
    Let our actions show and prove.
    Let's take a walk
    on the wild side
    Where the wild flowers bloom.

    Let's climb trees
    With the monkeys
    And chirp
    With the birds.
    Let's bathe
    With the elephants
    Stampede with the herds.

    Make Love
    In the grass
    Become one
    With the Earth.

    Let's lay naked
    In the shade,
    Chase other breeds.
    Let's cuddle
    In a hub
    And make honey
    Like the bees.

    Let's run
    In the sun
    Enjoy the warm
    Breeze.

    Let's love
    To live
    And live to love
    Without fear of
    Coexisting.


         NIGHTMARE

    When I opened my eyes
    Flames embraced
    The right side of my cheek
    The same fire
    that burns a hole
    In my mind
    every time I
    Think of you.
    The taste of your name
    No longer taste the same.
    I throw up
    Over and over again
    On old pictures, Love letters
    And the thought of us
    Being friends.

    The left cheek, swollen
    Due to the corpse
    I've been coerced
    To drag around
    This breakup
    Has reduced my longevity.
    Half of my body rotting
    In maggots and lies
    The other half frozen
    in hopes with flies.

    Wake me
    Make me
    Understand
    this is not the end.


         Gay Means Happy

    Gay means happy
    But dictionaries don't care
    How they slander and outcast,
    Label and dare us to share
    The same love
    Of Heterosexuals.
    Only the miserable
    Want blissful people
    To suffer too.

    They could condemn us
    To hell
    As long as the flames
    Are sparked by
    Me and you.


I Wait
They claim patience is a virtue.
I've been waiting years of my life
and have yet to gain
The title of a virtuous wife
Rather a lonely fool.


Eff Buddy

Time for some action!
Undress me, distress me then
Leave without a word.


ALL or NOTHING

Love me or leave me
If you choose the latter, don't
Expect to come back.


Acid Rain

When you cry
I cry.

They say
Tears are soul
Cleansers.

Yet, my spirit
Is stained
In pain.

When you cry
I cry
Acid rain.


Make Me Want You

Stimulate my senses
With your mind.

What are you
Thinking?
Let your brain's
Mouth, tell me.
Seduce with words
And ideologies.

Question epiphanies
And explore.
Make me want more
of what you have
To say.

Impress me
With nouns
Besides, baby
Talk.


         Director

    Let's produce a movie.
    You slouch over there
    On the couch and read
    As I sit on a stack of thoughts.

    Legs swinging back and forth
    To the sound of an unsound
    You and me.
    Pen joyfully exploiting
    Our lives like reality T.V.
    With an audience
    Filled with nobody's
    Interested in Love
    Mysteries or any genre
    Except Fantasy's maybe
    We should roll
    The credit.


Reason

Something so good
shouldn't feel so bad.

But, I'm used
To the abuse.

Please, don't judge me
It's not up to you.

I wear make-up
To disguise the pain.

Besides, he apologized
Promised to never hit me again.

Broken bones and swollen lips
Aren't reasons to leave.

I made a vow
To stay around
until the day he kills me.


         Be With Me

    Our chemistry
    Created a new science
    chemists don't understand.
    Spicier than chili peppers
    More profitable than contraband.
    Stars advise us

    To run away together.
    We hesitate on Love's astrology
    There's a pending on forever.

    Couples hold hands and skip
    As we dare to coexist.
    The realities of our paths
    Hinders our emotional bliss.

    You can not hide forever
    You're running out of time, surrender
    Your heart
    Leave the streets behind.


Lone(r)

Avoid the world but
Even you wouldn't exist
Without Y and O.


          ArT

    Let me sketch
    A visual of you.
    My eyes being the pencil
    Tracing lower than your torso.

    Now don't move!
    For I need to see
    That which makes up
    Your perfect masterpiece.

    Let's combine artwork
    Allow imagery to build
    Distortions and shadings
    Reflecting how we feel.

    Genital juxtapositions
    Provoking visitors minds
    Stamping a price on a piece
    The highest bidder can't afford to buy.

Stay or Go

Sliced
Wrists
Drained
Pain

Hair
Cut
Bruised
Butt

Ducts
Clogged
Thoughts
Fogged

Identity
Changed
Soul
Strange

Yes
No
Stay
Go

Heart
Talking
Feet
Walking.


Mr. Farmer

It takes a man
With patience
To plant a seed,
Monitor its growth.

From the ground, up
He helped mold me
To be the best
On Earth.

The finished project?
A Heart
Sprouting from dirt.


In Vain

My tears used to cry
Until they saw you cheating,
Laughing at my pain.


Tatoo

Let's ink our names
On each other's bodies. Let's
Love permanently.


I Hate You

For not being able to
Be as powerful
As the words
In the dictionary
Synonymous for
Love


       Senior Citizen Love

    I'm not old enough
    Serious enough
    Wise enough
    Patient enough
    Strong enough
    Experienced enough
    Considerate enough

         Grateful
         Stable
         Faithful

    OR in love enough
    To know

         What it must be like
         What it must FEEL like
          To cherish another
         Until death do
          Us part.

    I can't wait to grow up


PUNK

Run Forest, Run!
Like you've done
The last time
I needed you.
Only this time
Don't look back
Regretting
Your withdrawal.
I always knew
You were a coward.


         Proposal

    I want to
    Make you an offer
    Only if
    You're willing.

    I promise to
    Be Your crutch
    Your diary
    Whatever you need.

    If you promise
    To love
    Past my insecurities
    Stupidity
    And apologies.

    I promise to
    Be your King
    If you promise
    To be my Queen
    To bare my offspring.

    Let us be
    Each other's
    Everything.

    I love thee
    Marry me.


Lonely

The sky
Doesn't seem gloomy
Today, afterall
How can I tell
If my world
Is dark throughout
The day?


Summer Bliss

Music Notes
Caressing my face
Gravity unable to
Hold me in place.

Food no longer
A daily need
Sun rays dancing
Upon me.

Wind blowing
Underneath my dress
Heart tumbling
In my chest.

Life
so happy I'm around
Love
so glad I have found.


           Half a Heart

    What can One do
    If it cares about two?
    Heart split down the mid
    Not knowing what to do.

    Dare choose
    One divided by zero
    Is impossible, but
    The possibility
    Of being alone
    Is close to none.

    How do you expect
    To solve a problem
    Unaware of basic math?
    One divided by two
    Was bound to split
    The heart in half.


I Heart You

I feel something
Lower than my neck
Above my navel

Higher than my stomach
Below my clavicle

Between my shoulders
Posterior to my lungs

I feel something
Some thing has sprung.

In front of my left blade
Behind my left breast.

I heart you
From the organ in my chest.


Give It Up

    It became uncontrollable
    Unexplainable
    Irresistible
    Unattainable.

    Couldn't stop thinking
    or stop wanting.
    I just had to have it!

    He was so afraid
    For all he knew
    Was pain
    Which he learned
    Was nothing
    Compared to
    The day
    He lost me.


Rainy Day

Rain, Rain
Go away
Come again
Another day
When I'm off
From work
With nothing to do
Except
Roll around
In a puddle
Of sweat

S
T
A
I
N
E
D
E e y i e Y u I s e o d y
V r t m o K s M G o b e

I could taste each time you went away.

P l t s f a t d e r
a a e O S l e T a s

That make my eye follicles ache and

L a e r c s f a e S a n
e v T a e O W t r t I s

On my d s r e face.
e e t d


          Actions Say It All

    You don't have to say
    You like me.
    Just let down your pride,
    Confess untold emotions,
    Reveal your sensitive side.

    You don't have to say
    You miss me.
    Wrap me in your arms,
    Gently kiss me on the frontal lobe
    Persuade me with your charm.

    You don't have to say
    You need me.
    For our time together shows.
    Every step I take, you take two
    Shield me from life's blows.

    You don't have to say
    You want me.
    For its quite easy to see
    When you spread my thighs
    And devour my meltings.

    You don't have to
    Say a word
    Let's carve our names
    On a wall.

    Oh, no need to
    Say you've fallen
    Your actions say it all.

(Continues...)



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Table of Contents

Contents

Ductless....................1
Trapped....................3
Thoughtless....................5
Access Granted....................7
Cheated....................9
....Afterwards....................13
Enlist Meant....................15
The Return....................19
Nauseous....................21
Special Delivery....................23
PLUCKED PETALS....................25
Let's Love....................27
NIGHTMARE....................31
Gay Means Happy....................33
I Wait....................35
Eff Buddy....................37
ALL or NOTHING....................39
Acid Rain....................41
Make Me Want You....................43
Director....................45
Reason....................47
Be With Me....................49
Lone....................51
ArT....................53
Stay or Go....................55
Mr. Farmer....................57
In Vain....................59
Tatoo....................61
I Hate You....................63
Senior Citizen Love....................65
PUNK....................67
Proposal....................69
Lonely....................71
Summer Bliss....................73
Half a Heart....................75
I Heart You....................77
Give It Up....................79
Rainy Day....................81
Stained....................83
Actions Say It All....................85
Oops!....................87
Hearts!....................89
Dueces!....................91
Your Baby....................93
A Rose's Stench....................95
Resuscitate....................97
Rejected....................99
Kisses....................101
Soundtrack of an Ex....................103
Judgment Day....................105
IF! I Shall Be Forgotten....................107

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