Storm Rising

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I didn’t notice it at first;
waves of sensuality that continued to trickle,
to wash upon meβ€”
I cannot speak the words,
nor can I hope to describe the storm rising;
his eyes speak in sonnets,
roguishly blue-greenβ€”
anchor to world I breathe in.

 

 

Photo credits: Pinterest

Posted for Quadrille #107 – Blue Monday @dVerse Poets Pub

Also Posted on Writers’ Pantry @ Poets and Storytellers United

Comments

  1. Such a romantic quadrille, Sanaa. I love the water metaphors and the roguishly blue-green eyes that speak in sonnets.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Kim πŸ˜€ so glad you enjoyed it πŸ’„β€οΈ

  2. I swear your sensuality is 1000 leagues deep, and like salsa dancing and tango, romance blossoms in every line, and sweet erotica saturates each stanza.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Glenn πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it πŸ’„β€οΈ

  3. Grace says:

    I love this shade of blue and specially this:

    his eyes speak in sonnets

    Thanks for joining in.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Grace πŸ˜€ so good to see you πŸ’„β€οΈ

  4. Susan says:

    Oooh. I like this one a lot! Steaming with romance. Very nice!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Susan πŸ˜€ so glad you enjoyed it πŸ’„β€οΈ

  5. Amore arising! Evocative and sensual, and beautifully rendered!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Frank πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it πŸ’„β€οΈ

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Linda πŸ˜€ so good to see you πŸ’„β€οΈ

  6. gillena says:

    Just beautiful
    Happy Monday

    MuchπŸ’™love

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Gillena πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it πŸ’„β€οΈ

      Much🌷🌹love …

  7. This is beautiful! Especially: “his eyes speak in sonnets”

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Jenna πŸ˜€ so glad you enjoyed it πŸ’„β€οΈ

  8. Victoria says:

    I love how waves of sensuality can trickle in unnoticed. Such a gorgeous poem.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Victoria πŸ˜€ so glad the poem resonated with you πŸ’„β€οΈ

  9. Well done, Sanaa! Everybody’s digging his eyes. Me, too.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Ron πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it πŸ’„β€οΈ

  10. Dale says:

    So nice and romantic!

    1. Sanaa says:

      ❀️❀️❀️

  11. kate says:

    wistfully warm romance, good luck with that!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Kate πŸ˜€ so good to see you πŸ’„β€οΈ

  12. msjadeli says:

    You say so much in your last line in a very sexy poem, Sanaa.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Jade πŸ˜€ so glad you enjoyed it πŸ’„β€οΈ

  13. Kerfe says:

    Eyes speaking in sonnets…that’s romance.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Kerfe πŸ˜€ so glad the poem resonated with you πŸ’„β€οΈ

  14. Ah, watch those roguish eyes. Could be a trap!

    1. Sanaa says:

      ❀️❀️❀️

  15. “his eyes speak in sonnets” – great line.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Arcadia Maria πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it πŸ’„β€οΈ

  16. Very nicely done! Sounds like it going to be a hot night!

    I read your interview post which I enjoyed very much, but it would not let me post a comment!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Dwight πŸ˜€ so glad you enjoyed it πŸ’„β€οΈ

      PS: Perhaps the comment section there is closed..

  17. Ken Gierke says:

    I like how the intensity of this builds, from
    “I didn’t notice it at first”
    to
    “world I breathe in”

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Ken πŸ˜€ so good to see you πŸ’„β€οΈ

  18. You are truly a romantic! I find myself exhaling a big sigh at the end of every poem of yours that I read! πŸ™‚ “His eyes speak in sonnets” — oh how I LOVE that! πŸ™‚ Reminds of of young Will in that wonderful movie about Shakespeare that Gwyneth Poltrow dresses as a boy to be in one of his plays. Sigh.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Oh I loved that movie! Thank you so much, Lillian πŸ˜€ so glad the poem resonated with you πŸ’„β€οΈ

  19. lynn says:

    The riptide of romance rides on those rougish blue-green eyes!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Yes! Thank you so much, Lynn πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it πŸ’„β€οΈ

  20. Thotpurge says:

    Hmm.. sonnet speaking eyes!!!!

    1. Sanaa says:

      ❀️❀️❀️

  21. Old Egg says:

    When you been in love it is never hard to write about all the feelings of love, particularly how it has affected yourself. It is always a delight to read your romantic poetry Sanaa.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Robin πŸ˜€ so glad the poem resonated with you πŸ’„β€οΈ

  22. Gorgeously sensual! And I too love those amazing eyes.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Rosemary πŸ˜€ so glad you enjoyed it πŸ’„β€οΈ

  23. Romantic and sensual at the same time.. i liked how it trickled and ignited the storm

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Namratha πŸ˜€ so good to see you πŸ’„β€οΈ

  24. Vivian says:

    This is gorgeous, Sanaa! Those eyes speaking in Sonnets …it’s enough to melt anyone’s heart!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Vivian πŸ˜€ so glad you enjoyed it πŸ’„β€οΈ

  25. marja says:

    Very romantic and these lines are beautiful “his eyes speak in sonnets, roguishly blue-greenβ€”anchor to world I breathe in.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Marja πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it πŸ’„β€οΈ

  26. gillena says:

    Happy Sunday. Be safe

    muchπŸ’™πŸ’šπŸ’›πŸ’œlove

    1. Sanaa says:

      You too, Gillena πŸ™‚ stay safe! πŸ’„β€οΈ

  27. Rommy says:

    Passion can be so sneaky that way! But yeah, once the undertow has you, it’s got you good.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Definitely πŸ˜€ thanks for stopping by, Rommy πŸ’„β€οΈ

  28. the eyes say it all. i like the solemn tone of this poem.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Humblekind Poet πŸ™‚ so good to see you πŸ’„β€οΈ

  29. Some love storms do tend to smack us right on the lips. When we are lucky, we keep our feet and kiss back.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Magaly πŸ™‚ so glad the poem resonated with you πŸ’„β€οΈ

  30. So romantic! His eyes speak in sonnets is beautiful.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Merril πŸ˜€ so glad you enjoyed it πŸ’„β€οΈ

  31. Cressida says:

    Hmmm….absence is certainly making the heart grow fonder )

    1. Sanaa says:

      ❀️❀️❀️

  32. What we don’t notice at first can certainly overcome us (for good or ill).

    1. Sanaa says:

      Definitely πŸ™‚ Thanks for stopping by, MMT πŸ’„β€οΈ

  33. Romantic and sexy. “Eyes that speak sonnets” …. oh yesssss!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Beverly πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it πŸ’„β€οΈ

  34. “his eyes speak in sonnets”
    If I work really hard, maybe some day I could find this talent, Sanaa.

    1. Sanaa says:

      ❀️❀️❀️

  35. Chrissa says:

    ooooh, love this. Such an intriguing poem.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Chrissa πŸ˜€ so good to see you πŸ’„β€οΈ

  36. A sensual, beautiful storm…I couldn’t choose a favorite line…I would end up pasting the entire poem.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Thank you so much, Susie πŸ˜€ so glad you enjoyed it πŸ’„β€οΈ

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