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The Fire Dance

Two naked bodies lying face to face
Conversing silently locked eye to eye
He gently pulls away from her embrace
In touching her exudes an ardent sigh
The rhythm of the moment had begun
Entangling arms and legs the stillness breaks
Like dancers moving gracefully as one
They share hot burning fires of give and take
As rapture comes she shudders in his arms
His perspiration falls like summer rain
Encore performance rings a new alarm
With tender kisses he assures no shame

The glowing coals are banked for warmth at night
Slow burning flame will rise with morning light




                 for contest: June 20 2016

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Date: 8/24/2016 12:25:00 AM
This beautiful sonnet is a 'sensual tango', your words finely crafted with passion's care of the sheer bliss between two. A wondrous poem engaging all senses, a true pleasure to 'experience' such 'art'.:-) bouquets of blessings, lynn
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Daniel Turner
Date: 8/24/2016 6:56:00 AM
Thank you Lynn. I appreciate you taking the time to read and comment. My pleasure is the pleasing. I am glad you enjoyed it.
Date: 6/23/2016 4:45:00 PM
Beautiful and passionate! Loved it.
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Daniel Turner
Date: 6/23/2016 7:39:00 PM
Thank you, Tom. Not having a lover, it is difficult for me to tap into those feelings without also bringing up bittersweet memories.
Date: 6/22/2016 8:22:00 PM
Daniel, such a beautiful Sonnet and yes, sensual, but in an elegant and moving way. I think yours will do very well in this contest and best wishes for that. I loved Mystic Rose's comment too! 7+Fav, Sandra
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Daniel Turner
Date: 6/22/2016 8:59:00 PM
Thank you Mrs. Sandra for your valued opinion and the treasured comments. Your constant support is a never ending source of inspiration and encouragement.
Date: 6/22/2016 1:32:00 PM
- A lovely sonnet, romantic and glowing sweet - Luck in contest, Daniel - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Daniel Turner
Date: 6/22/2016 1:45:00 PM
Thank you so much A-L. I can't tell you how much I appreciate your support and encouragement. Your visits always leave a smile.