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16 October 2014
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Jihane M. Rodriguez
Jihane M. Rodriguez

Born in 1982, to South American parents, left England at the age of 1 and settled in Venezuela; started writing poetry at the age of 14 and since then fell in love with literature. I have writen a number of poems in Spanish to many competitions, being the most notorious ones to the Centro Poetico de Espana, Madrid. Many poems published by them in different publications. Came back to England at the age of 21 and attented to Newcastle University, obtained a Degree Ba Combined Studies, and started writing in English in 2005 after marrying an English man.

Temptation by Jihane Rodriguez

We heal, in an eternal instant the cracks of the shameless words,
I touch, you touch
Like a flawless feather in a swirly fall.
I forgive, you forget.
I breathe your exquisite essence.
I sin, you sin.
(After all, temptation makes us weak)
Take me, consume me.
Extinct the fire within me.
I fail, you fail.
We let go of inhibitions and succumb in the pain.
I try, you try.
We amend the broken glass after the fire.
A trial?
I bite, you bleed.
You brake, I build.

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