Repartee

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I listen to the gentle heartbeat of verse
as though shimmering showers of rain.
I observe as eloquent lips curl as words
enveloped like warmth of virtuous fire.

Pour me words that soundΒ mellifluous,
oh soothe the heart like rays of fuchsia
sinking sun.

 

 

Photo credits:Β Wallpapers Pick

Posted for Quadrille 33 @ dVerse Poets Pub

& Posted on Tuesday Platform @ Real Toads

Comments

  1. Jericho says:

    I love the ending:

    “soothe the heart like rays of fuchsia
    sinking sun”

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Jericho πŸ™‚ so glad you liked it ❀️

  2. Xenia says:

    This is lovely Sanaa, especially when you ‘Listen to the gentle heartbeat of verse
    as though shimmering showers of rain’ :o)

    1. Sanaa says:

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

  3. paul scribbles says:

    soft, gentle and soothing.

    1. Sanaa says:

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

  4. “soothe the heart like rays of fuchsia
    sinking sun.”

    Lovely

    1. Sanaa says:

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

  5. Jilly says:

    Everything you write is so, so lovely! ‘mellifluous’ and ‘fuchsia’ – spot on!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Aww!❀️ Thank you so much, Jilly πŸ™‚ so glad you liked it!❀️

  6. Lovely quadrille. πŸ™‚

    1. Victoria says:

      This is so gorgeous, Sanaa. Those first two lines just lifted me up and the rest carried me gently through the entire piece. Shimmering showers of rain–perfect.

      1. Sanaa says:

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

        (and thank you for the lovely prompt)

    2. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Arcadia Maria πŸ™‚ so glad you liked it ❀️

  7. Walter Marks says:

    Repartee has a soft flowing feel to it. I like the thought of pouring your words out in a melodious manner

    1. Sanaa says:

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

  8. Grace says:

    I love that gorgeous color of the sun Sanaa ~

    1. Sanaa says:

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

  9. Bjorn Rudberg says:

    I think I could hear that sunset

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Bjorn πŸ™‚ so glad you liked it ❀️

  10. I LOVE heartbeat of verse and lip curls of words. And fuchsia. The photo is spectacular.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Colleen πŸ™‚ so glad you enjoyed it ❀️

  11. Amaya says:

    That opening line is a stunner. Indeed. It’s alive!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Amaya πŸ™‚ so glad you liked it ❀️

  12. Stunning imagery, Sanaa:
    ‘oh soothe the heart like rays of fuchsia
    sinking sun’.

    1. Sanaa says:

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

  13. gillena says:

    Luv the fuscia soothing. Have a happy Tuesday Sanaa

    Much love…

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Gillena πŸ™‚ so glad you enjoyed it ❀️

      Happy Tuesday to you too!❀️

  14. Frank says:

    I agree that mellifluous sounding words soothe the heart. I also liked how you described the lips curling to make the sound. It is amazing that we make such sounds.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Definitely!❀️ Thanks for stopping by, Frank πŸ™‚

  15. Jim says:

    I’d love to be writing like what you read, Sanaa. The say that you can’t make a silk purse from a sow’s ear. I do what I can and know. Your poem flows sooo smoothly, do you give lessons?
    ..

    1. Sanaa says:

      Aww!❀️ Thank you so much, Jim πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it!❀️

      (LOL no but I could share few secrets)

  16. Balm to the soul πŸ™‚

    1. Sanaa says:

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

  17. lillian says:

    “…pour me words….” LOVELY!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Lillian πŸ™‚ so glad you liked it ❀️

  18. Your imagery is very beautiful. I especially love that sinking fuschia sun.

    1. Sanaa says:

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

  19. Sascha says:

    Love your poem, but especially this:

    Pour me words that sound mellifluous,
    oh soothe the heart like rays of fuchsia
    sinking sun.

    1. Sanaa says:

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

  20. Lynn says:

    Just beautiful!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Lynn πŸ™‚ so glad you liked it ❀️

  21. Margaret says:

    …rays of fuchsia – beautiful

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Margaret πŸ™‚ so glad you liked it ❀️

  22. Marian says:

    Sooooo pretty!

    1. Sanaa says:

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

  23. Thotpurge says:

    like the gentle heartbeat of verse…

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Rajani πŸ™‚ so glad you liked it ❀️

  24. Janice says:

    A beautiful sensuous feel Sanaa in the words you use and the images.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Janice πŸ™‚ so glad you enjoyed it ❀️

  25. This is quite lovely and soothing, melodious and sweet.

    1. Sanaa says:

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

  26. Gina says:

    very soothing, the words and the vision it brings me

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Gina πŸ™‚ so glad you liked it ❀️

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