The Affair

I came to your door
But before I made a sound
It opened like a yawn
said you were expecting me
I told you why I was here
I wanted photos
Of an affair
Because I never had one
You took my clothes off
I undressed you
We set the timer
looked through the lens
Held hands naked
Surpressed giggles
And waited for a flash
Then we played in the
Sand box in the corner
Of the room
To the sounds
of waves and sea
We built dreams
out of sandcastles
Then we made love
Like it was a new toy
Then you wrote
A poem in almost
aubergine lipstick
On my back
Told me learn it by heart
Then you put my shirt on
And told me leave

When I got home
I kissed my wife
Judas style
Went to the shower
Peeled my shirt off
Looked behind my shoulder
Saw a delicious poem
In the mirror
Learnt it by heart
It said “come again
Wednesday 3.30”
She signed it with
The rouge of her lips
Then I washed it off
But my heart
Is beating
to a different rhythm
And I can’t wait
for my next poem.

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  • Norma-jean Morrison
    Norma-jean Mor...over 3 years ago

    This is great my good friend love this has every thing in this that I love,good on you and it is great write, all love and goodness always Normajean.

  • Thank you you were first to catch it

    – timbuckley

  • SimplyRed
    SimplyRedover 3 years ago

    wow this is fantastic Tim..hope you met up with her at 3.30 lol xx

  • The imaginings of the mind have no timekeeper

    – timbuckley

  • dovey1968
    dovey1968over 3 years ago

    now this is a very cool write …. i find these lines appealing ~
    Then we played in the
    Sand box in the corner
    Of the room
    To the sounds of waves and sea
    We built dreams out of sandcastles
    …..i can’t wait for your next poem either !

  • Thank you as alawys

    – timbuckley

  • LisaMM
    LisaMMover 3 years ago

    A delicious piece of writing Tim, beautiful and sensuous, wonderful imagery and I leave with feelings of guilty pleasure for having enjoyed reading this so much. A great piece of poetry….and I also, can’t wait for your next poem.

  • The poem I am waiting for in the poem is the next one she will write on my back but thanks for the nice review

    – timbuckley

  • sandra .
    sandra .over 3 years ago

    Just a sensational poem Tim, I felt as a voyeur while reading this frolic (which is cool:)
    Lovely wordplay,
    " I wanted photos
    Of an affair
    Because I never had one"

  • some aspect of this are true thats one of them

    – timbuckley

  • annamora
    annamoraover 3 years ago

    yes .. I love how the ‘reason why’ is implied …
    very nice read Tim

  • Thank you Anna had coffee before bed last night couldn’t sleep this was the child of that union

    – timbuckley

  • LisaMM
    LisaMMover 3 years ago

    Ohh, yes Tim, it is exactly that, that i am waiting for.. the next poem she writes on your back. Sorry, I didn’t really write that very clearly, but that is what I meant. Maybe a different shade of lipstick for the next one. lol.

  • The mind is a wonderful thing it brings you on journeys you’d never have the courage to go on but you can knock the same fun out of it with a lot less hassle lol Iam not up to speed on lipstick colors I thought aubergine a little out of the ordinary but all suggestions fow the next bit of poetic graffii greatly accepted

    – timbuckley

  • kimangeline
    kimangelineover 3 years ago

    you have such a wonderful variety in your writing..i never know what to expect. This one was delicious no doubt! always playful which i love.
    what jumped out though was
    “When I got home
    I kissed my wife
    Judas style”

  • AnniG
    AnniGover 3 years ago

    hmmmm…a scrumptious, delectable, tantalizing and totally intriguing read…I like it…a LOT!
    btw…aubergine lipstick is real bitch to wash off skin (leaving ghosts of written words)…may I suggest Vixen Red for the next poem… ;-)

  • Can’t beat experience think it was naive to let her lipstick me like that sounds delicious viken red wonder to they have it in the shops here

    – timbuckley

  • wildwomenlove
    wildwomenloveover 3 years ago

    I can’t wait for your next poem either…you are such a good story teller…I love this it’s so peppered with the fun and adventure of two kid playing, the secrets and the joy…then totally balanced by the words,
    When I got home, I kissed my wife, Judas style
    which totally pack a punch, backed by all that we know from that one word…very clever indeed…midnight coffee suits you methinks…x

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