Fire of Desire, a poem by Robert A. Sieczkiewicz

 

Fire of DesireChez le Pere Lathuille, Edouard Manet (1878)

Fire of Desire

Would have preferred giving another rose
Not of yellow but of the brightest red
Symbol of what my heart really shows
To speak softly words I have never said

With little effort my heart you did steal
Excitement you created from the start
A feeling inside that is so real
To carry great love for you in my heart

Pray that there is no need to hesitate
To shower you with my eager passion
I am burning with love and cannot wait
Compressed within more heat than any sun

This inferno your beauty did ignite
Will consume me to wait another night

 

Another Pearl, a poem by Robert A. Sieczkiewicz

Another PeartlDonna Franca Florio, Giovanni Boldini (1924)

Another Pearl

Alone, sleepless with overladen head
Willing to share body heat if I might
Not sure if anyone heard what was said
Oh, you are here my princess of the night

A cold lonely night I would surely dread
You with me will make the deep darkness bright
Have your softness in my libertine bed
Just your hand’s touch will make my blood ignite

To add another pearl about your head
After wanton passion you do incite
And every ounce of my desire has fled
From you holding us at arousing height

How I quake from a rhapsody delight
To have you in the haze of the moonlight

 

Nana, a poem by Robert A. Sieczkiewicz

NanaNana, Edouard Manet (1877)

Book by Emile Zola

Nana

You have the power to control the sun
There’s not a man who your beauty would shun
A magnetic allure second to none
The world’s most desirable courtesan

Not very long ago you walked the street
Elevated to stage door men you’d greet
Now many men lay prostrate at your feet
Creating dreams for fools by your deceit

Do wonder what it is you have inside
Some darkened secret of the past you hide
Never thinking to be a loving bride
Surely absent is a life filled with pride

Easily shared your body not amour
You do know you are but a high priced whore

 

Betrayer Moon’s Wind, a poem by Robert A. Sieczkiewicz

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Betrayer Moon’s Wind, Robert A Sieczkiewicz

Tonight all are under a strange power
Sinful light of blue from betrayer moon
Waves of every ocean angrily stir
As wiry winds causing many to swoon

Unfaithful love the night wind will challenge
By entering whirling around their bed
Seeking confession, their sin to expunge
Forgiveness comes depending on what’s said

If thou has been faithful rest thy tired head
For the night wind be a comforting breeze
The unfaithful, this night they’ll surly dread
Night air shall be filled with their screaming pleas

Betrayer moon coming is not steady
Best to be faithful, be always ready

 

 

The Love Missive, a poem by Robert A. Sieczkiewicz

z-Carl Herpfer The love missive 1875The Love Missive, Carl Herpfer (1875)

The Love Missive, Robert A Sieczkiewicz

Can I your lover and provider be?
Giving one at the expense of other
To both equally cannot do ably
But for you efforts willing to alter

Final decision being of your choice
All these trappings shall we readily leave
It is now I must clearly hear your voice
Must be the one which you truly believe

It is continued silence gives me pause
That it is I, the decision will make
Shall be given rightfully on just cause
As of now there’s to be a total break

Go to waiting arms of whose letters sent
To me you are not required to repent

 

In the Loge, a poem by Robert A. Sieczkiewicz

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Mary Cassatt, In the Loge (1878)

 

In the Loge, Robert A. Sieczkiewicz

Rue de Richelieu is a pleasant walk,
When attending Comedie Fran├žais.
Attendance and attire will be the talk,
As around the loge, glasses peer their way.

This game quasi-gentleman like to play,
They’re on safari looking for a prize.
For man’s trophy are willing to betray,
Long friendships with multitude of lies.

I feel the voyeur’s eyes upon my neck,
Though covered myself fully head to toe.
In public woman can’t expect respect,
This is not to say that all men are foe.

A Man who by love alone will be joined,
Always chosen over marriage purloined.