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As I walk along in life, my muses dance with reflection inspiring me to release the thoughts and emotions of my pondering mind through poetry.

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Saturday, April 16, 2011

N - Nearly Fading

Waves of emotion blaze
binding them tightly
in the wraths of silence.

Drops of tears stain
their paths of choice.
In mere moments
before they fade away

hands reach out to touch 
as they search
for the strength and will
to try once more.

Joined by dancing eyes
their lips lock in a kiss
that stops time ….

    ©River 4/11



7 comments:

Jeffrey Beesler said...

What a wonderful poem about a couple's reunion, or departure. I think I've interpreted it either way, so I could be wrong here.

Anyhow, it's a pleasure to meet you from the A-Z Challenge!

ayala said...

Lovely poem!

Jo Schaffer said...

Mmm delicious.
Some word combos just "taste" good. (=

A fellow A-Zer.

Hart Johnson said...

I learned yesterday that was called a 'holy crap, my underwear just melted' kiss...

I like the poem, though--great feel to it!

Hope said...

love the poem! full of emotion. love the photo! what statement the red umbrella makes.

Nicole said...

Nice poem. The concept of nearly fading away could apply to relationships or interests, so this works well in a lot of different settings.

The Madlab Post

Sherry Blue Sky said...

So romantic, River, "a kiss that stops time". Wow.

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