Voices on the Wind
Building It Up
by Susan Stevens
...oxytocin is stimulated by everything from
holding hands, to feeling supported, to orgasm.
Loretta Graziano Breuning
I want you to think of yourself as the man
nowhere to be found, and who rolled
the Sisyphean stone of desire uphill
for me where, curiously, it stayed put.
I want you to think of yourself
as the resuscitator of this brainís
circuit of pleasure-seekers
that hunt down willing receptors.
(Make that eager receptors.) I want you
to keep thinking, talking, writing,
wandering where you may,
always a friend to the proprieties and trust.
Itís tantalizing when you stand