Touch: The Journal of Healing


In the Rivers of My Affection

    by Sergio A. Ortiz


your yearning

in the rivers

of my affection.

I will give

your beauty

consent to touch

my pain.

Pushed you away

for so long… baby

Bring me


bring me


© 2010 Sergio A. Ortiz

Sergio A. Ortiz is a retired educator, poet, and photographer.  He has a B.A. in English literature, and a M.A. in philosophy.  Flutter Press released his debut chapbook, At the Tail End of Dusk, in October of 2009.  Ronin Press released his second chapbook, topography of a desire, in May of 2010.  Avantacular Press released his first photographic chapbook: The Sugarcane Harvest, May 2010.  He was recently published, or is forthcoming in: Carcinogenic Poetry, Perceptions Magazine of the Arts 2010, BorderSenses, Offcourse Literary Journal, and The Monongahela Review.


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