Written for:  Poetic Asides #413
Write a recognition poem.  A recognition poem could be about public recognition, like an award or a declaration in front of or directed to a group of people. Or it could be about recognizing something for the first time–like an epiphany. Or recognizing a person, place, or thing…

She peered out
from under thick
coal lashes. Caught
a glimpse of chocolate
eyes darting away
then dancing back.
A flicker, a softening,
slight raise of eyebrows–
enough to recognize magnets
of equal desire. She peered
out from under thick
coal lashes, and met
his eyes, and knew.


About purplepeninportland

I am a freelance poet, born and bred in Brooklyn, New York. I live with my husband, John, and two charming rescue dogs–Marion Miller and Murphy. We spent eight lovely years in Portland, OR, but are now back in New York. My goal is to create and share poetry with others who write, or simply enjoy reading poetry. I hope to touch a nerve in you, and feel your sparks as well.
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1 Response to Attraction

  1. marley raine says:

    Whew, that is sexy!

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