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Slowly and Softly

Slowly and softly, almost floating
she passed by my eyes
and it was that first mere glimpse of her
that set the tempo of my heart
into a dance,
a rhythm that quickened
from that very first glance.

All else faded but the glow of her smile
subtle and genuine, warm not loud.
The shine of her moist lips lights the way,
as she glides through with a motion
that sweeps,
without resistance my
attention she keeps.

There is a scent of freshness left
on the air as she passes through it,
lingering, filling the empty spaces
of my senses when I breathe it in.
Like sweet things,
spinning delightful
excitements so gently it brings.

I caught the sparkles ray of her eye
in mine when she met my gaze.
A small wink brought a tilt of her head
with her deep blue eyes still holding me.
Passion on trial,
as they sang bringing
her eyes more to smile.

I drank from the sight of her beauty
tasting a flawless form. Longing to touch
I reached and was met with a yes.
With eight clouds below I stood, so tender
was the linger,
until that is, I noticed the
diamond on her finger.

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Just a guy who loves to write; poetry, lyrics, short stories and random thoughts… it is my passion. Photography is my second passion as I love to capture the world around me… to make time stop and to savor a subject forever.

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  • adgray
    adgrayover 6 years ago

    Wow beautiful and brilliant ending!!!
    This happens and it is like a breath held for a pregnant moment
    and then you let the breath out slowly as you move away
    and life goes on as slowly it fades
    like the expelled air of the breath
    Oh so momentous Roger Thank you xox

  • Lisa  Jewell
    Lisa Jewellover 6 years ago

    Tender writing that leaves the reader holding their breath and sighing at the last line….

  • Judi Taylor
    Judi Taylorover 6 years ago

    so warm and tender … even up until the end. One day .. the diamond will be the one she got from you.

  • Sally Omar
    Sally Omarover 6 years ago

    Rog, So from the heart..surprise usual…Sally xxoo

  • Rosalie Dale
    Rosalie Daleover 6 years ago

    So poignant.

  • notculpable
    notculpableover 6 years ago

    Everything goes back to slowly and softly; excellent imagery.

  • PhotogeniquE IPA
    PhotogeniquE IPAover 6 years ago

    nice twist at the end. excellent imagery

  • SharonD
    SharonDover 6 years ago

    Wow another stunner.

  • loramae
    loramaeover 6 years ago

    Awww…. and then….Awww shucks…see what you do your reader?!!! :O)

  • KBSImages
    KBSImagesover 6 years ago

    Another awesome one, Roger!!!!

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