Youth – daily prompt

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Pablo Neruda – Poetry

 

Youth

 

 

Acid and sword blade: the fragrance
of plum in the pathways:
tooth’s sweetmeat of kisses,
power and spilth on the fingers,
the yielding erotic of pulps,
hayricks and threshing floors, clandestine
recesses that tempt through the vastness of houses;
bolsters asleep in the past, the bitter green valley,
seen from above, from the glasses’ concealment;
and drenching and flaring by turns, adolescence
like a lamp overturned in the rain.

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Pimply youth, 17, first passport, Oxford St photo studio by the man who did The Beatles’ passports

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