The Soundtrack to Your First Embrace

My response to dVerse Poets Pub Tuesday Poetics: The Sound of Love. This evening Walt has challenged us to explore the SOUND of love.

You fold your arms around her

With a whisper of wings,

Your breath in her ear

Like sea in a shell, washing

A distant shore and yet so near.

Your heart gallops,

A startled stallion

Running for cover,

Unsure of your lover,

Holding her with bones that creak

Like sails on a galleon.

Clothes rustle

As your fingers brush her face

In your first embrace.

© Kim M. Russell, 2016

The Soundtrack to your First Embrace

Gaston La Touche ~ The Embrace (The Lovers) 1893, found on Pinterest

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41 thoughts on “The Soundtrack to Your First Embrace

  1. SMiLes.. my FriEnd.. noW
    i can’t say i’Ve heard mY hEArt
    beat Now except for thaT first then
    Love in an afternoon car embrace
    and the SonG by Boston playiNg
    ‘Don’t look back’.. in ’78..
    true i would
    never be
    quiet the
    same again
    aft that first
    speciaL anD
    intimate
    embrace
    as heARt of Love Race..:)

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