Sunday, June 10, 2007

Dressed For Love

Silence draped the night air
like a satin gown flowing
over moonstone slippers
stepping on the cracks of a ruffled sea.
It was formal and eloquent,
articulate in whispering soundless words,
definitions beyond meaning, expressions
tangled like tongues in a midnight kiss.

21 comments:

Masago said...

A special moment...how better could it be expressed?

Inconsequential said...

catching up again.


Cool stuff.

I like coming to read your stuff, I ought to get by more often...

but i'm lazy...

:)

floots said...

mmmm i've gone all shivery :)
good write

Don Iannone said...

Very special indeed. Great write and read, Pat.

polona said...

wonderful stuff, pat!

Cathy said...

This one is full of southern charm! Delightful!

J. Andrew Lockhart said...

ooooh, this is good!

tongue in cheek said...

Cinderalla knew her prince didn't she?
Lushious Pat!

trinitystar said...

tangled like tongues in a midnight kiss.

wonderful words ... mmmmmmm

Janice Thomson said...

Oh Pat this is so beautiful...I read it over and over again...

gautami tripathy said...

"articulate in whispering soundless words.."


What a great line...

lainey said...

the gulf does fill the soul. don't spill a single drop and sip the memories when needed.

beautiful

Pris said...

Ohhhh sensual!

Inside our hands, outside our hearts said...

I liked this one, but it is the last line that I like the best, "expressions tangled like tongues in a midnight kiss"

Very seductive.

Rax said...

beautiful ending. breathtaking!

sage said...

As always beautiful! It's good to catch up with your poems Pat.

Katie McKenna said...

mmm very sexy and beautiful!

Rethabile said...

My favourite verse?
"Articulate in whispering soundless words"

Pat Paulk said...

Thanks Vaughn!!

Thanks Inconsequential!! glad you stopped back by.

Floots, I think that's because of all those bare legs you've been showing. Thanks!!

Thanks Don!!

Thanks Polona!!

Ahh Cathy, southern charm is my speciality!!

Thanks Andrew!!

Corey, you know she did!!

Thank you Trinitystar!!

Thanks Janice, over and over again!!!

Thanks Gautami!! Silence is a wonderful conversation to listen to.

Thanks Lainey!!

Pris, it sure seemed that way.

Inside our hands, thanks for coming by and commenting!!

Thanks Rax!!

Sage, welcome back!!

Thanks Katie!!

Thanks Rethabile!!!

catnapping said...

mmmm my nipples got all tingly...

Nea said...

beautiful eloquent, sensual......and then someone is banging on the door, yelling, hey, Mom you in there.......open up.