Author: Adele Fontaine

The blue of your eyes sings in me Takes me to the top of the pines Freeing me to be More than the sum of my rhymes Right up to the edge of time Fleeting, in this moment, still Cresting this precipice, as I climb To such great heights, only to fall Your...

This moment, shining, shimmering A splendid display of all our colors Mingling, swirling Buoyant Effervescent I watch it float, effortlessly Tremulously Fearfully Lest any gust of wind From words unspoken Breath shared and then forgotten Reach out across the eddies of time As cruel as any pinprick To let this bubble burst Let me bask in its beauty A breath...

This force field surrounded us Containing within the magnetic draw Push, pull, drawn inexorably towards you Towards me Heart trembling like my flesh against yours Quailing at your touch Your mouth on my own, tremulous and tender Exploring each other like two ingenues Innocent in our nakedness Fully exposed, drunk on waves of emotion Rather...

It occurred to me recently that many of you likely had no idea that I'm an amateur wordsmith. I used to be far more prolific, but the wisdom of age and the calming of a formerly tumultuous life has left me with less inspiration; this...