Rapture

by Michael   Oct 18, 2019


Listening to the delicate murmur of your heart
that echoes without words
as the coo of the dawn chorus
nestles in the background
of sunrise

I roll my attention closer to yours
and taste your kisses with my lips
then listen to the waves of your voice
as it sails me through the ocean
of your eyes

after,

i will tell you secrets
about the rainbow in mine

together-
- side by side, we tip-toe upon stepping stones,
softening the surface between rocks
and other places

then,
bathe in a moment of madness
that brings a method of humour
and smiles in our cheeks

we twist and tango through the woods as the
autumn looks on
baring all below the shadows of trees

we rest and lay upon a carpet of fallen leaves
slipping beneath the blanket of a
twilight air

we observe the body language of the moon
and witness the stars, as they write messages through the clouds and leave a paper trail

for the universe to unfold

we give each other gifts-
wrapped in curiosity and tied with ribbons of our thoughts-
that when opened
trickle surprises of tears

~ ~ ~ ~

The wind whispers a soft goodnight
and gently dims the candles

and we founder-

- easing into the remains
of the day

leaving us to release the reins
of our impish
imagination.

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  • 3 weeks ago

    by Michael

    Thank you Ben :)

  • 3 weeks ago

    by Michael

    Thank you STAR :)

    • 3 weeks ago

      by Ben Pickard

      Well done, Michael. fully deserved.

  • 3 weeks ago

    by Star

    Congratulations two in a row!!!

  • 3 weeks ago

    by Kitty Cat Lady

    Wow Michael! This is just stunning. Beautifully done! :-) x
    =^.^=

    • 3 weeks ago

      by Michael

      Thank you Miss Kitty :) x

  • 3 weeks ago

    by Maple Tree

    This is beautiful!!

    • 3 weeks ago

      by Michael

      Thank you Miss Andrea, and for your nomination :) x

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