This Ruddy Dawn

Curtains in the eaves
Stir in the dawn,
Ephemeral as our happiness.

The prayer flags flutter
In the nearby mountains,
Translucent as memories of flesh.

All night I watched
Your sleeping face
& forgot my name.

Your body now shines
In all the curves.
Your lips & eyes
& your thighs are drenched
With an ocean full of fireflies.

Once more we shall creep
Between the warm white sheets
& make love.

Once again,
At the very edge of the bed
Memories shall end
In a fringe of moaning chorus,

This ruddy dawn,
Like the blooming pomegranate
In the garden below.

Bibek Adhikari

Poetry by Bibek
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Written on 2016-12-17 at 03:50

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Sensuous and romantic

Jamsbo Rockda The PoetBay support member heart!
This is really good B. It builds wonderfully and the imagery is great. Bravo.

Now this is beautiful. A repose, a reverie. i love it

Ashe The PoetBay support member heart!
Every stanza is better than the last or even backwards it's a beauty through and through. You are such a good romantic writer.

I like especially "an ocean full of fireflies" and "a fringe of moaning chorus." The poem lives. And breathes.

Kathy Lockhart The PoetBay support member heart!
This is so beautifully written with such romantic language and soft images. I love the "feel" of it. It's like satin sheets against smooth skin. Lovely.