Trellis Shawl

Posted: February 8, 2015 in free verse, love, poetry
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As we slip through the iron gate,
hinged on the brick fence of glazed tile,
I find the glow of the sun in your cheeks
and the soul of garden nymph in your eyes.
New cotton lace shades your tan arms
and covers your shoulders like a rose trellis shawl,
You skip in the grasses’ dew with bare sculptured feet
held in silver latchet sandals.
Holding fingers to lips, without sound
we pass the sleeping hound.
Not a word is spoken as we fade into the latticed alcove.
Alone, embraced
chilled by the cool breeze and blown ocean mist
We caress and whisper of our secret dreams.


  1. Perfection! 🙂 Perfect weaving of words, J!!! 🙂 SIGH 🙂
    The images are so beautiful, the emotions so romantic and sweet! 🙂
    HUGS!!! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  2. 9bianchistreet says:

    Sweet dreams, indeed.


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