Romance Poetry posted February 28, 2016

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3-in-1 poem

Summer Night (Cleave)

by lightink

Cleave Poetry Contest Winner 
The author has placed a warning on this post for sexual content.
(Please read the left side first, then, the right - finally the whole piece together.)
The landscape slowly fades I admire your moonlit eyes 
beneath the ancient quilt of night....desire reshapes me in disguise
while stars invite all souls to scarlet fire discovers you   
sweet hide-and-seek with haze and light....eclipsing love's expired taboo.              

Mild midnight breeze imbues the dell....Your spicy essence fills my dreams.
                         with tender elderflower scent....Warm summer thrills, delightful screams
   and ever-tempting earthy spells....spill joyful juices on the sheets
Soft clouds salute the Moon's ascent....until the velvet dark retreats.          

    But magic never lingers by....despite our clenching unity
The rising sun soon dissipates....the musky lover's harmony     
          the inky tincture of the nothing but a fleeting charm
  The daytime spotlight now awaits....a dream embraced by empty arms


Cleave Poetry
Contest Winner


If anyone wonders what I meant by "joyful juices" I think I'm just going to say "champagne". Why? What else would it be? :)

This form is called Cleave. The left and right side are separate poems and the two together gives a third, synergic piece.
They are written in iambic tetrameter.
The left side has abab rhyme scheme.
The right one's is aabb and the first two stanzas have an internal monorhyme (near-rhyme) running in all four lines.

The sexual content warning is only true for the right side.
Pays one point and 2 member cents.

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