Monday, October 16, 2023

Color Me

Photo © 2023 Jennifer Wagner


Unfold a whisper

held on your tongue—

it is sweetest released

on the curve of my ear—

your lips a light-touch paintbrush

coloring my skin.

 

And you will find me

folding

my hand into yours—

a canvas of two—

us blended,

entwined and unending.

 

© 2023 Jennifer Wagner

 

For dVerseQuadrille #186 - Fold

15 comments:

  1. Nice one Jennifer

    Muchđź’›love

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  2. "A canvas of two" is perfection. Beautiful poem.

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  3. I feel two hearts as one here. What a joyful reality to feel that way about someone.

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  4. There is so much love in these words. These lines especially spoke to me,
    "And you will find me

    folding

    my hand into yours—

    a canvas of two—"

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  5. I like how the first stanza is unfolding and the second is folding.

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  6. Beautiful. Love the blending of the two... and into a new hue!

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  7. Yours is a lovely quadrille ... a love story.

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  8. You got me at unfold a whisper... such expression of love.

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  9. I love the idea of unfolding ‘a whisper held on your tongue’, Jennifer, and I imagined feeling it on the curve of my ear! I also liked that the second stanza has a folding of hands.

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  10. "unfold a whisper"--you hooked me with that first line. Beautiful!

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  11. Beautiful and touching, lovely and makes me smile.

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  12. Such a lovely and beautifully written poem!

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  13. I love the perfectly paced flow of this.

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  14. Ooh La La !! :-) What a beautiful post, its like turning a corner. Youthful and colorful! Loved it.

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