Love deep, or: Twirling

My first diatelle

I
want to
Nay, need to
Must- simply must
Express love deep for you
Aroused by the depths of our trust
‘Tween ashes and ashes; ‘tween dust and dust
Souls float together above the ground and the sky
We spiraling-twirling through gale and gust
Flowing on respect true and lust
One another - pursue
Together - thrust
As birds do
We two
Fly


I love trying out new forms of poetry, and I just discovered the diatelle form via Linda’s lovely poem ‘Rain’, which you absolutely should read for its vivid imagery and flow. I am so appreciative of d’Verse for introducing me to so many fantastic and supportive poets.

42 thoughts on “Love deep, or: Twirling”

  1. I just read another comment that says that on the front-end of your blog (not reader view) it looks like a diamond – but I have to say I loved it exactly as it shows in reader – left aligned – it was like a bird’s wing, or flight formation, sailing outward from the heart… I adored this poem!!

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