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The Eclectic Pen - Stolen Moments

By: Claudia (BrokenWing)   + 21 more  
Date Submitted: 6/4/2008
Genre: Literature & Fiction » Poetry
Words: 169

  The lights are turned down,
Candle flames
flicker gently in the dark
your softly accented voice
reaches out to me
through the night.
Pulling me out of my reverie
to the here and now.
Your sensual voice
warms me,
strokes me,
caresses me
like a touch;
so gentle,
and so intimate,
reaching deep inside
where I am most sensitive.
You know
just what I need
and am afraid to voice,
giving it to me
before I even ask.
I want to tell you everything;
All my secrets;
things I've never dared tell
another living soul.
I feel
I can tell you anything
and your opinion of me
won't change.
You don't judge or condemn,
you accept me with
all my human weaknesses
and frailties
and just understand.
The confessions in the dark;
this intimate sharing
is like a communion of sorts.
My heart speaks to yours
and you listen,
drawing the words
out of my soul.
Your words
fall on me
like a
gentle spring rain
drenching me
in luscious wetness.
I soak up
your love and acceptance
like a night-blooming moonflower
thirsty for rain.
Your love
revives me
and I bloom once again,
if only at night.
I greedily hoard
the memories of you,
these stolen moments,
storing them away
for safekeeping
Only to be taken out again
and again
to be savored
like a fine rare wine,
sweet and intoxicating,
when I'm alone.

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Claudia (BrokenWing) - 6/4/2008 10:34 AM ET
Noticed clicks on this thread, but not comments. Does that mean nobody wants to read it or nobody thinks much of it?
ericjasongastelum - 6/4/2008 12:35 PM ET
thank you for writing this. i often forget how much we need each other. i really forget that a lot. reading this makes me feel like, in my relationships, i am lacking cause i cannot trust. always an arms length is my thing. you know, white lies here, leaving out certain facts all across the board, till i trap myself into a corner. i think that this piece is a beautiful thing cause i think so far into every word, every purpose of each syllable you constructed together. thank you. sincerely, me.
Kim H. (rubberducky) - 6/12/2008 2:01 PM ET
Very nice writing:)
Janet H. (blondesrus) - 6/13/2008 1:01 PM ET
Beautifully spoken.
Audrey S. (auddiemae) - - 7/28/2008 10:27 PM ET
You write lovely poety. I would love to see a collection of your works published during the Valentine season. Good work.
Katie D. (earthmusic) - 11/15/2008 3:18 PM ET
very nice - i enjoyed reading this, it is very well put together and flows smoothly. it is a reminder to me not to settle for less, but also to accept others weaknesses because i have them too. thank you for posting this!
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