In a mirror at midnight

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As I turn pages
of dismal,
dark and decadent night,
a gorgeous
itch of you
bleeds through
into tomorrow.
Feel summer
weave into wind,
dance with dilated leaves,
we align
our mouths
and kiss
misery away.
Love for you exists but
is it enough?

 

Photo credits: Blake Carmichael, BurntΒ 

Posted for Quadrille #60 @ dVerse Pub

And on Tuesday Platform @ Real Toads

Comments

  1. qbit says:

    Really nice. “a gorgeous itch of you / bleeds through / into tomorrow.” — provactive!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Qbit πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it ❀️

  2. Kathy Reed says:

    Nice Quadrille with vivid imagery. 😊

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Kathy πŸ˜€ so good to see you ❀️

  3. Frank says:

    Nice lines: “we align our mouths
    and kiss misery away”

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Frank πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it ❀️

    2. Lona Gynt says:

      Yes Frank, that is a nice line, use it with care it has been known to be effective 😏
      Sorry, made me giggle – couldn’t resist πŸ˜…

      1. Sanaa says:

        πŸ˜…πŸ˜…

  4. grace says:

    Love that tiltillating summer itch specially with:

    a gorgeous itch of you
    bleeds through

    Thanks for joining us Sanaa ~

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Grace πŸ˜€ so good to see you ❀️

  5. Jo says:

    This is lovely! I especially like these lines:
    ” a gorgeous itch of you
    bleeds through”

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Jo πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it ❀️

  6. A lot of steaminess for forty-four. Great writing!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Charley πŸ˜€ so good to see you ❀️

  7. V.J. says:

    Tantalizing.

    1. Sanaa says:

      ❀️❀️❀️

  8. Truedessa says:

    That is some itch and it needs to be satisfied.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Definitely πŸ™‚ thanks for stopping by, Truedessa ❀️

  9. kaykuala says:

    Love for you exists but
    is it enough?

    The beauty is that the itch is always there for a repeated fulfillment!

    Hank

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Hank πŸ™‚ so good to see you ❀️

  10. Jo-Anne says:

    Beautiful rhythm in this piece.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Jo-Anne πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it ❀️

  11. Sarah Connor says:

    The gorgeous itch bleeding through is a big success with your readers! I agree, it’s a great image, and a lovey, dark velvet-y poem.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Sarah πŸ˜€ so glad you enjoyed it ❀️

  12. A romantic itch, Sanaa! I love:
    ‘a gorgeous itch of you
    bleeds through
    into tomorrow’.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Kim πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it ❀️

  13. Old Egg says:

    What some gorgeous word combinations here Sanaa; especially “gorgeous itch”, ”decadent night” and not forgetting “align our mouths and kiss misery away” that even gives this old reader the itch too!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Robin πŸ˜€ so good to see you ❀️

  14. Sanaa- you write provocative so well! This is beautiful.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Linda πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it ❀️

  15. lillian says:

    Oh you always have a romantic way with words. Those first three lines are delicious!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Lillian πŸ˜€ so glad you enjoyed it ❀️

  16. Xenia Tran says:

    A beautiful write Sanaa, I especially love ‘a gorgeous itch of you bleeds through into tomorrow’ :o) xxx

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Xenia πŸ˜€ so good to see you ❀️

  17. Kerry says:

    The final question provides an intriguing conclusion to this description of passion.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Kerry πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it ❀️

  18. gillena says:

    turning pages of night!!! very interesting image Sanaa

    much love…

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Gillena πŸ˜€ so good to see you ❀️

      Much🌼love

  19. Daniella Moyles says:

    There is something about the image of Summer flirting with the wind and “dilatedΒ leaves” that give delightful goosebumps! Fine write.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Daniella πŸ˜€ so glad you enjoyed it ❀️

  20. Margaret says:

    depression often is a cloak one can’t overcome – will love be enough? Let’s hope so.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Definitely πŸ™‚ thanks for stopping by, Margaret ❀️

  21. Chris Evans says:

    Goodness this is heavily sensuous, Sanaa!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Chris πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it ❀️

  22. Beautiful, sensual imagery that we have come to know you for.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Victoria πŸ˜€ so good to see you ❀️

  23. “a gorgeous itch of you
    bleeds through
    into tomorrow”

    I love that line. Beautifully written senusality

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Susie πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it ❀️

  24. Rommy says:

    I’m also a fan of that itch imagery, and how when scratched it bleeds.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Rommy πŸ˜€ so good to see you ❀️

  25. Cressida says:

    Kissing things better is a great cure all. Hot poem.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Cressida πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it ❀️

  26. Jim says:

    Nice quadrille, Sanaa. Being alone at night is hard, a good reason not to. If that loneliness is from a liked one not being there.
    ..

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Jim πŸ™‚ so good to see you ❀️

  27. Oh, what lovely images! I especially like ‘gorgeous itch of you’ and ‘dance with dilated leaves’.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Rosemary πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it ❀️

  28. Lona Gynt says:

    β€œIn a mirror β€œ sigh… lovely lack of disambiguation, leaves us wondering has she descended into lover’s arms or a dream? Poignant final question, for the ages…
    And oh the dilated leaves!
    Thank you.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Lona πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it ❀️

  29. Mish says:

    Exquisite, Sanaa….and I love the creation of a “gorgeous itch”.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Mish πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it ❀️

  30. therisa says:

    Sigh. Sensual poetry perfected.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Therisa πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it ❀️

  31. rudraprayaga says:

    Philosophical lovely lines, “Love for you exists, is it enough?” Nice, I liked it.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Rudraprayaga πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it ❀️

  32. annell4 says:

    What is enough? The answer is hard to come by.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Definitely πŸ™‚ thanks for stopping by, Annell ❀️

  33. KB says:

    Oh yes, love is enough for me

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, KB πŸ˜€ so good to see you ❀️

  34. annell4 says:

    Love is enough, that precious gift.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Definitely πŸ™‚ thanks for stopping by, Annell ❀️

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