Gentle Words


Gentle words caressed my spirit,

sang a song of sweet desire.

Tender words of passion whispered

set my lonely heart afire.

The fire flickered soft and graceful,

a dance of sensual delight...

inspired dreams so long abandoned

that held me long into the night.


Words of love embraced me gently,

touched a heart so long denied,

brought to life a hidden longing

to which my spirit then replied...

"Your gentle words caressed my spirit,

lit a flame of sweet desire..

Your tender words of passion whispered,

set my very soul afire."

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Shelvajay 5 years ago from If You Know Me Personally, You Know Where I Am...

This is simple and pretty!!!!! Thank you for sharing...

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Janeal Mulaney 5 years ago

A beautiful poem,gentle words always go a long way. Thank you for sharing them. Janeal

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CMCastro 5 years ago from Baltimore,MD USA

These words are sweet!

Doug Turner Jr. 5 years ago

Prose poetry. You are a woman of diverse talents. I get the sense you are British, but I may be wrong. Your handle of the language leads me to believe this. I don't mean to rule out Americans, Canadians, or Aussies -- it's just the feeling I get. Well done and cheers.

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tnderhrt23 5 years ago Author

Doug, your comment made me grin like the Cheshire Cat! I am not British...but I do love the Brits! Not Aussie , either and I love them too! Home grown American gal here...but I am surely tickled by your comment! Tanks!

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epigramman 5 years ago

.....well it seems that Doug and I are the two best dressed men at the Hub - lol lol lol - and he basically took the words right out of my mouth (like he always does - lol) ...but the reason why your words are so gentle and endearing is an easy one - you have such a gentle and endearing soul inside you!!!!

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tnderhrt23 5 years ago Author

Gosh, made me blush again! Thank you kindly, my dear sir!

RosieFielding 5 years ago

Loved the beautiful expression in your words, very delicate and loving words too.

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escribir 5 years ago

Very soft "filled with feeling and realism"

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Lovingu 5 years ago from London

ooh this is so beautiful.

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