Longing Dream – A Sonnet

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Eyes meet for the first time, not behind screen
The busy central station fades away
Butterflies like an ingenue of eighteen
Your smile and look a hint of foreplay

Hands touch for the first time, skin on skin
Light dawns, hope rise, connection is real
Nervous faces melts into happy grins
Maybe there’s another who share how I feel

Lips meet for the first time, tender kisses
Breath catches, heart races, love and care flow
Each knowing what the other most misses
What’s needed for that radiant glow

The alarm clock abruptly rips the dream
A longing lonely soul sorrow screams

©RedCat

Written for MTB: Middles & Turns at dVerse.

I’ve written a few Sonnets before, Fall Maiden and Carrot.

But this is the first time I managed to incorporate a real volta, or turn in the last couplet.


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11 thoughts on “Longing Dream – A Sonnet

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  1. Helene, this is so relatable to me! I had a girlfriend who began as a long-distance girlfriend, and when she came to visit me from overseas, and we met in person for the first time, it was electric.

    Your smile and look a hint of foreplay

    Hands touch for the first time, skin on skin

    Just like you wrote above.

    Well written!

    -David

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