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A Quilt of Passion (for Joy)

I look out last night To fondle the shining stars How lovely your eyes Bright asters glowing Soft the liquid rivers run I scoop joy's delight A soft wind blows here Where is the jasmine blooming Naked to my sight Love sings in the tree The nightingale is awake It's heart breaks for you Far away the stars Like dry grass of memory Burns in water still I need you tonight The moon is late, I'm alone And shadows haunt me Stars all silent stays Yet the wind will speak your name Nothing mutes my heart I love you, brown night Your fragrance the heart's drum beat Too loud for my sleep. I fondle flowers Soft as light upon your skin Dreams are stolen keys. Open stoma's door Tiptoe the light on petals To kiss the night gone

Copyright © | Year Posted 2010




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Date: 9/29/2010 6:44:00 AM
Beautiful, for your Joy, David... I really enjoyed your haiku.. Made me smile all the while through ~ Wilma
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Date: 9/22/2010 3:24:00 AM
Interesting passionate work using the form of multiple Haiku..I am glad that I chose this one to read this morning..Thanks for the kind and encouraging comments on my work..Sara
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Date: 9/18/2010 12:13:00 PM
Outstandingly beautiful and enchanting haiku, capturing the mind and heart to travel with you in this lovely sketched scene of your romance with the nature. Great write my friend. And many thanks for your kind and precious comments on Patradoot and also on my late father whose work, which remained in dark till now due to various reasons. Love and best wishes always....Ravindra....David Smalling
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Date: 9/18/2010 7:23:00 AM
Wow, David! You posted quite a number of poems! Thank you for commenting "Maple Leaves"! Great imagery in your Haikus!...Enjoyed very much the read, my friend1...Have a great weekend!...Gert
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Date: 9/17/2010 12:32:00 PM
Lovely and super romantic David.. elegant words to describe the moment ... a series of Haiku's is becoming more and more accpeted on site and I use it quite a lot myself when writing..luv..happy weekend...
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Date: 9/17/2010 11:38:00 AM
Wow! Indeed, Joy! Wonderful dedication to Joy, David!! I love, love poems..now I'll go see if you two have done a collab..!! I'm excited!! Peace, Audrey
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Date: 9/17/2010 10:01:00 AM
As the week ends I find myself reading and enjoying the many diverse poems here at PoetrySoup today. I am glad to see your poetry among these David. Thank you for your kind comments. Have a wonderful weekend. Love, Carol
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Date: 9/17/2010 8:08:00 AM
A fabulous haiku series, David. There is something special about the night sky that makes us miss our loved ones even more. You have a wonderful romantic heart! Love, Carolyn
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