Potifar’s Emasculation

his ultimate weakness was undeniable.
and impulses virtually irrepressible.
her scent, her bloom – the pistil.

she could have been a pistol
the way she blew his brains out.

fears of a fate similar to his folk
made him realise one thing for certain;
it was time to free his mind.

they say free thinking is the purest form of existence
unattainable in the presence of desire
so he contemplated a life without ….

regrets and doubt
sex, lust or love unless platonic
as a result!


© Heath Muchena, 2010

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