this is a poem about words of love
|Words of Love
The dreams I hold inflate the night.
I wrap my arms around you tight,
And in the dark, the dreams I hold,
Delightfully for us unfold.
You gaze at me, and in your eyes,
The twinkling of the starry skies
Bedazzle, when you gaze at me,
And you and I are all I see.
As words spill out in whispered bliss,
And tease me with a gentle kiss,
You hold me tight. As words spill out,
We know what love is all about.
And in the gentle words you say,
I feel the world dissolve away.
Note: The structure of the Slide Sonnet matches the Shakespearean Sonnet with three quatrains (four-line stanzas) followed by a rhyming couplet (two-line stanza). The thing that makes this form different is that there are eight syllables in each line instead of ten, and the first half of line one is repeated as the last half of line three in each quatrain. Several rhyming options are available. The one used here is aabb ccdd eeff gg.