The Great Poet Emily DickinsonThe Great Poet Emily Dickinson    

The World's Premier

Humanitarian Web Resource

line decor
  
line decor
    


Return to List of Poems by Simon Rees - by Title
Return to List of Poems by Simon Rees - by Extract

“bodies forgotten
and yet never forgetful”


This is a stream-of-consciousness symbolic poem on the subject of our sexuality, and all the ways people tend to suppress, pervert, distort and destroy it: taking all the juice, Nature and enjoyment out of it, it seems we are sometimes left behind with only a sterile, artificial shadow of its former glory; no meeting of souls - only "shadows scraping"; just an image of make-up on a face, not the face itself. Meanwhile, the lack of normal punctuation is intentional, part of the bland "sexless" landscape evoked in the verses. . .


Autopsy of Sex

Simon Rees


dead.
bodies forgotten
and drawn-out self-persecution
and sexless, we are chimneys

on a flat landscape.
lips masked
and perpetual presumption
and thoughtless we dissolve

like pills in water.
opinions prescribed
and a sea of iron eyelids
and straight razor eyelashes

desiccating souls.
old old hats
and new new ignorance
and so many vacant eyes

up in the hair.
sex in tunnels
and bruised fruits
and briefly are these our territories

where light kills.
first moments
and yet like the last
and served with twinges of grief

on misguided mornings.
shadows scraping
and people driven by energy
and yet, in clothed benumbed bodies,

we feel no energy.
motherless masses
and breasts always hidden
and but for a shape, the curve,

we are lost along lines.
black blouses
and scarlet skirts
and dry hollow penises

in crowded vaginas.
bodies forgotten
and yet never forgetful
and sexless, we are all

 

 

© Copyright 2007 Simon Rees

Back to top

Return to List of Poems by Simon Rees - by Title
Return to List of Poems by Simon Rees - by Extract


Sister Sites Maintained as Educational Resources by the Same Authors:

Link to: FCT World - Resources on the Unique & Powerful System of Medicine called Field Control Therapy   Link to: Key Toxins - Exclusive Articles, Info & Interviews about Toxicity, the World's Most Pressing Issue
Link to: Tibetan Pulsing World - Resources on the Transformative System of Yoga & Meditation called Tibetan Pulsing   Link to: Deep Energy Healing - Resources on Different Therapies, the Nature of Healing and the Future of Medicine

© Copyright 2007 Simon Rees, Kevin Eakins and SYY Integrated Health Systems, Ltd.  

Disclaimer: The information at this website is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. The content of this website comprises only the observations and opinions of the authors and contributors: it does not constitute medical advice to readers.

 

  Who Are We?
Contact Us