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Sublime love

Updated on May 19, 2012


On a sultry Summer night

with silks adorning my body

you come into my chamber

and gently brush my hair

away from my eyes


I raise my coy face

to gaze upon your countenance

sensing your breath

increasing its rhythm

as each love filled moment passes


Your arms embrace me

and there is a rising passion

like white water rapids

gushing through your body

making your skin flush

and you kiss me softly at first

but then with more purpose


You lay me down

on scented sheets of satin

An open window

allows the flow of a steady breeze

to stealthily intrude into our room


There is but enough moonlight

to show the shadowy curves of your arms

shining like sculptured marble

as they hover over me

in love’s protective charm


You kiss and cherish me in silence

as you journey

from North to South

becoming one with my spirit

consummating our love

once more

in sublime ecstasy

Knowing that such an act

is a communion of souls

an understanding of minds

playing to the rhythmic sound

and synchronising beat

of loving hearts.


© Copyright Maria D'Alessandro 2012. All Rights Reserved.


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      Deborah Brooks Langford 4 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      wow.. Maria.. absolutely beautiful my friend... I applaud you .. so breathtaking..

      I LOVE IT..

      SHARING

      DEBBIE

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and beautiful. Takes one's breath away with it's words.

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      Maria D'Alessandro 4 years ago from Melbourne Australia

      Much appreciated Deborah and Gypsy. Thanks for reading.

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      Poetic Fool 4 years ago

      Really beautiful, Maria! Very intimate and sensual but so classy. "Communion of souls", what a great phrase! Voted up, awesome and beautiful.

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      Maria D'Alessandro 4 years ago from Melbourne Australia

      @ Poetic Fool - many thanks for you kind review.

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      cleaner3 4 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

      wow, Maria. only a woman can write like like this. you make me feel like i am right there looking into those beautiful eyes. such talent to express the feelings of love in this type of unique write in such "sublime ecstasy", beautiful and tantalizing.

      Michael

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      epigramman 4 years ago

      ..gee that Cleaner is the consummate ladies' man and a real hard act to follow - I feel like an eunuch compared to him - I mean what do I say - what can I say - when he has said it all - well there is only one thing to do - take my act on the road and find another comment space.

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      epigramman 4 years ago

      ...(taking a long breath) ...... okay here I am - again - let's see if I can come up with something - on my own - which sounds sincere and original and not forced and sounding like a skirt chaser - okay here we go:

      In a brand new ep-man top ten words to describe Maria's new poem:

      10. symphonic

      9. breathtaking

      8. sensuous

      7. (like the title suggest:) sublime

      6. artful

      5. tasteful

      4. romantic

      3. evocative

      2. Mariamarvelous (new word specially put together for this occasion)

      1. cinematic

      (Your words painted a cinematic tableau in my mind set to beautiful music - I heard John Barry and yes at the end of this piece I was left breathless and isn't that what lovemaking is all about - and I love making my mind go free when reading your words in this fabulous ode to lovers everywhere .....lake erie sizzling because of you and time is endless for words like these (10:20pm)

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      Vincent Moore 4 years ago

      A picture comes to mind, like a Rudolph Valentino dismounting from his Arabian horse, opening the tent to his waiting princess. There she stands majestically beautiful, long black hair flowing and glistening as it lays across her buttocks. Her olive skin, and liner black eyes, sultry as her look reaches his.

      Her ruby red lips show her whitest of white teeth as her moistened tongue slightly licks her waiting and wanting lips. Her silk and lace covers her cleavage yet reveals her inner beauty and emerald studded naval. Her thighs also reveal her hour glass curve that is so enticing to her hero who stands before her and pulls her tightly to his chest.

      They both feel the heat of each others wanting bodies as he quickly places his fingers on the candle wick and both fall to the floor entangled in each others arms. This wonderful piece Maria reveals the woman in you and the man who is lucky enough to hold your heart and soul in his hands. You put together quite the Sublime Love in very precise artistic form, Bravo, well done my poet.

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      Maria D'Alessandro 4 years ago from Melbourne Australia

      @ Epi and @ Vincent - I'm sorry but I am lost for words. That's right - this poet has been struck dumb after reading both your sensational comments. Thank you so much gentlemen. You are both an inspiration to me.

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      Maria D'Alessandro 4 years ago from Melbourne Australia

      @Michael - Thank you. You cleaned me up with your comment. It pleases me that you felt you were right there. I want my readers to be drawn into my story and I hope I did that for many.

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      Martie Coetser 4 years ago from South Africa

      Mmmmm, beautiful... reminds me of the tender session AFTER the hottest flames were extinguished on the kitchen table.... Lol!

      Vincent should turn his comment in a hub.... Awesome! (Swallowing my breath...)

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      Maria D'Alessandro 4 years ago from Melbourne Australia

      @Martie - Many thanks for your comment. Yes- Vincent should indeed. LOL

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      mpoet7 4 years ago

      I love this poem, it has feeling, and it tells a story in flow. Sublime Love is beautiful!!! The comments you get are very interesting, Vincent turn your comment into a Hub, bub..LOL! I look forward to more of your work.

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      B. A. Williams 4 years ago from USA

      Very beautiful walk through passion. Enjoyable read

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      Fehl Dungo 4 years ago from close to you...

      So sensual and hot. Loved the beautiful and passionate flow of this. Well felt

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      Maria D'Alessandro 4 years ago from Melbourne Australia

      @ mpoet7 - Many thanks for your appreciation. Yes I agree with you that Vincent should turn his sublime comment into a Hub.

      @ B.A. Williams - so glad you enjoyed my poem. Thanks for reading.

      @ blaise25 - Thanks. I'm happy you loved the flow of my story.

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      Sushmita 4 years ago from Kolkata, India

      Well! Maria, as the sign in 'Let's talk music..' directed to this Hub, I was wondering as to what treasure is to be found. Hmmm..I see this is one night out of the Arabian Thousand Nights, and a princess with 3 Sheiks contending for her favors! What can a poor Saki, like me, have to say on this occasion? 'Can I pour out another glass of drink for the gathering?' :)

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      Maria D'Alessandro 4 years ago from Melbourne Australia

      @ sen.sush23 - Many thanks for dropping in. One can only dream LOL

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      Hubert Williams 4 years ago

      I was going to write a very special answer, however; after you Vincent and Epi, I just don't have the strength. Whew!!!

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      Maria D'Alessandro 4 years ago from Melbourne Australia

      @ Hubert - Ha ha ha sorry to hear of your exhaustion. Thanks for dropping by and reading my poem.

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      Jessee R 4 years ago from Gurgaon, India

      Loved your poem.... so tender yet palpating with passion sensuality!

      Brilliant work!

      Look at Epi's comment... I share the same feelings Maria :)

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      Maria D'Alessandro 4 years ago from Melbourne Australia

      @rahul - Your comments are always a treat and much respected. Cheers.

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      Frank Atanacio 4 years ago from Shelton

      scritt this was hot tasteful.. dirty but clean.. yeah? LOL voted up and breath-taking

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      epigramman 4 years ago

      ..I am back because I am insatiable. And the first time wasn't enough.

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      Martin Kloess 4 years ago from San Francisco

      Oh we are going to have fun!

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      Maria D'Alessandro 4 years ago from Melbourne Australia

      @mhatter - thanks for dropping by

      @Frank - hope it was romantic for you too.

      @epi - yes we all know you're insatiable. How can any poet fulfill your needs? (That's a rhetorical question Colin)

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      Rob Welsh 4 years ago from Tomorrow - In Words & NZ Time.

      Nice work Maria, I might have to follow you if you write this well, besides it will give me the opportunity play my Scorpio Card against all these aroused poets above! Hahaha sublimely, of course! You make sure they bring tangible pressies poet! Take care.

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      BeyondMax 4 years ago from Sydney, Australia

      Breathtaking beauty, tender but oh-so-hot =)

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      Maria D'Alessandro 4 years ago from Melbourne Australia

      @BeyondMax - Thanks for dropping by. Cheers.

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      rahul 4 years ago

      i loved it very much maria..great description in beautiful words..

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      Maria D'Alessandro 4 years ago from Melbourne Australia

      Thank you Rahul Singh for dropping in and taking an interest in my poem.

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      Live To Write 4 years ago from Phoenix, Az.

      Absolutely breathtaking... this is the heart of romance... and it beats loudly my friend... it paints a lovely picture!

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      Maria D'Alessandro 4 years ago from Melbourne Australia

      @ Laurinzo - thank you for reading this my new friend - glad you enjoyed it. :)

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      shruti sheshadri 4 years ago from Bangalore, India

      Really erotic poetry, loved every word of it! beautiful!

      Glad to meet you, take care :)

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      Swati Chandiramani 4 years ago from India

      Ecstatic!!! :) beautiful flow !!

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