The poetry 101 prompt is faces with alliteration.
You were sleeping so soundly, tinatangi —
Sun through window, I stifled a grin when,
Turned towards me tangled in your,
Dreams, whispering words; couldn’t —
Understand what you said,
But I studied your face,
Why are you,
Until I made you smile,
Until You cornered me,
Stealing a kiss and,
I stole a few more and you,
Never resisted until you,
Pulled back, gasping, feeling was —
Mutual; then you turned emotionless.
But the hallway kisses sparked repeats and,
Clothes half-off, avoiding all others,
Enough of closets, empty rooms,
So now, I’m in your bed and,
Passions had its day.
Do you soundly sleep?
Or are you,
Become gentle, soft,
I’ve seen your eyes gleem,
Small wrinkles, laugh lines in–
Corners of eyes and your smile,
Sends me spinning, lips plush and full.
Your nose rubs against mine in a kind of,
Kiss, they kiss in other lands; here we’ve our mouths.
Wonderously blessed, to oversee your sleep,
You lay vulnerable to the world but,
From me never hide; I’ll keep you,
Safe from prying eyes but mine,
Allow me adventure,
Cheekbones high, stubbled,
Jaw; dip in chin.
Scent of fresh,
And brown eyes soft,
For me to love you best.
After, you rest tranquil.
Breath, so comforting; lulling me,
Into another nap; exploring paused,
Then, hands sifting your dark silky hair, mussed.
Smoothing thumb, curved brows; trace eyelashes,
Long and sinfully dark; then over mouth.
Lush, inviting; I imprint my own,
Over collarbone, hollow–
Of your throat, back up to,
Plush lips; you wake and,
Caress my cheek.
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