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Under the influence of you

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Below is the poem entitled Under the influence of you which was written by poet Laura Mckenzie. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Under the influence of you

Virgin breezes sweep through our distant white curtains
A cluster of candles lit our shadows silhouetting two 
Purposeful detainment- 
Soft conjoined lips breathe warmth throughout our bodies 
Lovers are we spilling fever into each others eyes
Tepid souls gently flow ribbons of pleasure 
Familiar aromas and tastes hang in mouths 
Carry me weak into the light of your love 
Forever-restless abiding love drenched in eagerness
Rapture, devotion, intimately in the arms of ivy needing 
Moments turn to hours of a spell building 
Lets ride into the unknown and never turn back 
Standing still in love 
Never turning away.
Capture us in a bubble floating in the seas of time
Seahorses bow, fairies sparkling dust departing violet streams of what we grew    


Inspired by John Heck's love contest!

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  1. Date: 6/1/2010 4:58:00 PM
    Beautiful write! Good luck in the contest. Caryl

  1. Date: 5/28/2010 6:57:00 PM
    Laura, beautifully romantic -Congratulations on having your poetry featured this week, God Bless, mj

  1. Date: 5/26/2010 10:23:00 AM
    Congratulations on your fabulous poem featured this week, Laura. I see a romance still burning with passion and true love. Imagery and sentimentality blending together to revive old memories of days gone by. I wish you success and happiness. Love and hugs, Andrew.

  1. Date: 5/25/2010 5:35:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Laura. May you have many more features and may you find loads of inspiration along the way. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/24/2010 1:28:00 PM
    This is a very sensual poem. I love the imagery and the warmth in the words. Congratulations on getting featured.

  1. Date: 5/24/2010 12:43:00 PM
    Many congrats on your wonderful feature this week. Rgds Janette

  1. Date: 5/24/2010 1:38:00 AM
    Fantastic images Laura.i like the first 2 lines alot ^^ Congrats!!!

  1. Date: 5/23/2010 9:32:00 PM
    Congrats Laura on your featured poem this week on the Soup...wonderful words to share..luv.. my friend.. Linda-Marie... hope all is going well...

  1. Date: 5/23/2010 2:48:00 PM
    Wonderful love poem, Laura. Congrats on your poem being featured this week. Best wishes, Caroline.

  1. Date: 1/19/2010 3:09:00 AM
    Congratulations Laura, on your Honorable Mention in John Heck’s “Love is in the Air” contest with this romantic poem. Your poetic light is bright. Lovingly, Dane Ann.

  1. Date: 1/17/2010 6:48:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in John's contest Laura. I can see he had a hard time picking the winners. Some fabulous poetry was entered. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/16/2010 5:51:00 PM
    Great images, laura, and lots of passion!! Luv, andrea ps CONGRATS!!

  1. Date: 1/16/2010 9:21:00 AM
    Laura, many congratulations on your win in John's fine contest >> James

  1. Date: 1/16/2010 8:22:00 AM
    Congrats on your success in John's contest John'a contest.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 1/16/2010 8:18:00 AM
    Beautifully written, Laura....It carries one away in the violet stream. Congratulations on your win in John's contet! ~ Carrie

  1. Date: 1/16/2010 2:03:00 AM
    Laura, this is just gorgeous. Congratulations on your win in John's contest. Lainie

  1. Date: 12/16/2009 7:34:00 PM
    mmmmm passionate, playful, sensual. Nice mood

  1. Date: 12/10/2009 8:17:00 AM
    Love this one too , captures how I felt just weeks ago and miss so much- thanks

  1. Date: 9/29/2009 6:39:00 AM
    Amazing use of language to convey sights, sounds, even smells that conjure feelings of love. The last line is priceless, Laura. Great work. I'm still out of town with family, but had to sign on and see what I've missed. So glad I caught this one! Excellent work. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 9/28/2009 7:24:00 AM
    Congrats on your two selections in the soup contest. Love, daver

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