Creatures of Desire

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We gather up our hearts like they were anchors

We, the lonely ones who linger like shadows

Where the light of love is distant and drowning

We, who are humbled by the mirror,

We long to touch, and be touched by the fire

For we are just creatures of desire

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In due time we dance to the occasion

We drink the wine and relish in the feast

The beast within conjures up a picture

A pornographer's affair,

We seek to find a partner to bring joy to

And in turn, be brought upon joy by

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We laugh and speak of things of unimportance

We bring our etiquette and rules of engagement

Where the table has no space for roses

We, who hunger for the kiss of life to revive us

We, who sleep much too long

For we, are but creatures of desire

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In the night the laughter will expire

When the drink has been exhausted

The smiles all come off

The deadly passion is in the air like needles

Preying on the weak and the merry

A stepping stone, to reach the inner temple

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We gather up our hearts like they were anchors

We, the lonely ones who linger like shadows

Where the light of love is distant and drowning

We, who are humbled by the mirror,

We long to touch, and be touched by the fire

For we are just creatures of desire

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