My Favourite Whore

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Artist Unknown

I want
the brutal facts,

negotiating
a purchase or two. slip –
ping up. two stairs
and the pain is
off the chartered
Rhicter scale.
sliding – skating
on your arse. in
dire need
of emergency. horrors
to come. no
good news is
bad news. stuffed up
plans. rendezvous’
post – poned before
you can even
walk the walk.
talking crutches
and neck
braces. on
your back shock
absorbing
shit. painfully
anticipating anecdotal
conundrums. the bite
of teeth
and Lilies. more
than you
can chew. I can
buggaring up
stowed away.
from warmth
and inner
thighs. doctors
and nurses
precisely un –
lucky. nearly losing
the plot as it
thickens. muscles flex
into verbal canes. an ex –
pected debacle of
ruined tension.
de – faulting
into chaos. she didn’t
want or need. your
birthday or
Christmas. travel
in one
breath. denied
children understand
sorry. the world
is still there
for you. home
with your first mate
and friends.
another mate
for life. love is
giving us what
we need
to heal. pretty
but it could be
much worse
for you
and her. your nut
shell cracked.
take all the time
you need.

your favorite whore
x

© Copyright 2015, Jodine Derena Butler & ‘Poetry Out West’.  All Rights Reserved.

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6 thoughts on “My Favourite Whore

  1. Mine are in boxes at the top of my wardrobe gathering dust! Se is not only physical. ..it’s as much mental as emotional. I saw a regular client in a wheelchair for a long time and it was very satisfying. There is a group here in Australia called Touching Base run by a friend which works with sex workers, carers and families to provide sexual services for those with a disability. Everyone has desires and needs to be met. Jx

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  2. I miss those old times having sex, and the mixture between poetry and sex seems explosive. To me only rests the poetry, a few, little fantasies, words of relief, memories of a lost lust. Where are the chains now?

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