A moment’s indulgence to express in June

Spellbound; I sought to lie under
shade of his lashes,
write down emotions that smolder,
soft rolling verse,
as sunset blossoms upon cloud—
I am no longer callous,
I see shape of him in everything
that surrounds.
How I wish I could tell him.

 

 

 

 

Photo credits: The Lovers by Jarek Puczel, Pinterest.

I am hosting the Quadrille at dVerse Pub today and the word is “Spell.”
Come join us! ❤️

Posted for Quadrille #154 @dVerse Poets Pub

Comments

  1. kittysverses says:

    Awww!! Beautiful, Sanaa. 🙂

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Kitty 😀 so good to see you 💄❤️

  2. Grace says:

    Beautiful smoldering poem. I so love: sunset blossoms upon cloud. Love the Q word Sanaa!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Grace 😀 so glad you enjoyed both the poem and the chosen Q word! 💄❤️

      Cheers!

  3. A delightful moment of passion, like a vacation from the world.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Christopher 😀 so glad you liked it 💄❤️

  4. ain says:

    Somehow I think he knows! such soft, sensous, smouldering words…

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Ain 😀 so glad you enjoyed it 💄❤️

  5. ain says:

    I mean sensuous, sorry Sanaa..

    1. Sanaa says:

      No worries, Ain 🙂

  6. Of course he knows, unless he’s a knucklehead. I have always had long lashes, so this touched me deeply. As a child, my mother sometimes had to unsnarl my lashes when I woke up.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Aww gosh! Thank you so much, Glenn 😀 so glad the poem resonated with you 💄❤️

  7. Gillena Cox says:

    Spellbound, not a bad place to be
    Happy Monday

    much❤love

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Gillena 😀 so good to see you 💄❤️

      Happy Monday! 🙂

  8. Dwight Roth says:

    A beautiful and sad poem of the spell of sweet love. Well done, Sanaa.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Dwight 🙂 so glad you liked it 💄❤️

  9. Ron Rowland says:

    Delicious.

    1. Sanaa says:

      ❤️❤️❤️

  10. So passionate and sensuous, Sanaa. . .but that last line is so wistful. 💙

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Merril 😀 so glad you enjoyed it 💄❤️

  11. What a passionate plea, love this!! 👏👏❤️‍🔥

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Tricia 😀 so glad you liked it 💄❤️

  12. kaykuala says:

    I see shape of him in everything
    that surrounds.
    How I wish I could tell him

    Love your close, Sanaa, directly relates to the image!

    Hank

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Hank 😀 so glad the poem resonated with you 💄❤️

  13. This poem definitely how me spellbound. Such beautiful words.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Arcadia Maria 😀 so glad you liked it 💄❤️

  14. Jim says:

    I can just read the desire for your writer to communicate in return. Makes me the reader wish for the ability to help.
    ..

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Jim 🙂 so good to see you 💄❤️

  15. Ali Grimshaw says:

    Unspoken love. It reminds me of high school.
    What wonderful opening lines.
    Spellbound; I sought to lie under
    shade of his lashes,

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Ali 😀 so glad you enjoyed it 💄❤️

  16. K.Hartless says:

    A secret love has its own special incantations and casts its own sort of outpouring spell. You captured it beautifully.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, K 😀 so glad the poem resonated with you 💄❤️

  17. ‘I sought to lie under
    shade of his lashes’ ~ wow! Love the picture too, which captures your quadrille so well!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Carol 😀 so glad you enjoyed it 💄❤️

  18. msjadeli says:

    The love that must not be spoken can drive one to madness. You conjured that spell so well in 44 words.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Lisa 😀 so good to see you 💄❤️

  19. Kerfe says:

    A wonderful ekphrastic response to that illustration–did you find it before writing or did it choose you because of what you wrote?

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Kerfe 😀 I found it after I wrote the poem, so glad you liked it 💄❤️

  20. lillian says:

    Beautiful as always. sigh

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Lillian 😀 so glad you enjoyed it 💄❤️

  21. Oh these lines are beautiful Sanaa ❤️
    Spellbound; I sought to lie under
    shade of his lashes,

    I love this ☺️

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Christine 😀 so glad the poem resonated with you 💄❤️

  22. Marion Horton says:

    Such aching – this is beautiful Sanaa.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Marion 😀 so glad you liked it 💄❤️

  23. Sanaa, your last line is so poignant. Brilliant to include a line about unspoken or maybe forbidden love. <3

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Colleen 😀 so glad you enjoyed it 💄❤️

  24. calmkate says:

    breathless writing, so sensuous …

    1. Sanaa says:

      Awww gosh! Thank you so much, Kate 😀 so good to see you 💄❤️

  25. anotherKate says:

    Beautiful! I love that last line, it really changes the mood from simple romance to something more poignant.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Kate 😀 so glad the poem resonated with you 💄❤️

  26. Raivenne says:

    “How I wish I could tell him.”

    I could not decide between the if this were from the viewpoint unrequited love, or from that of the widowed.Both feelings of which I know all too well. Either way it broke my heart.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Raivenne 😮 so glad the poem spoke to you 💄❤️

  27. Just when you think these lovers are going to have a beautiful moment, that last line hits.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Alexandra 😀 so glad you liked it 💄❤️

  28. Sarah Connor says:

    There’s such a wistfulness here. The ending really changes the feel of the poem.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Sarah 😀 so glad the poem resonated with you 💄❤️

  29. Selma says:

    Spellbound. So much so that a voice escapes you, right? Wish you could tell him… lovely 😊 👏

    1. Sanaa says:

      Absolutely right! Thank you so much, Selma 😀 so glad you enjoyed it 💄❤️

  30. Punam says:

    That opening line…so deliciously sensuous! Love this, Sanaa.❤️ Thanks for hosting.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Punam 😀 so glad you liked it 💄❤️

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