Burning Embers

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Come linger with me in the inglenook
while we cuddle by the crackling fire
reading love sonnets from a tattered book
as flames and words stoke our burning desire

With fiery eyes reflecting ardor for one another
We kiss– setting our thumping hearts aflutter

©2020 Linda Lee Lyberg

dVerse Poets Pub: Quadrille #118 In the Inglenook Come join us today at the pub where I am hosting the Monday Quadrille. The pub opens at 3PM EST!

Linda Lee Lyberg is a wife, mother, artist, published poet and author. She resides in Mesa, AZ with her husband Pete (aka The Big Viking) of 24 years, and her dog, Ricky Bobby. Linda writes various forms of poetry, as well as short stories. You can read more of her works at: charmedchaos.com
and purchase anthologies containing her work here: Amazon Author Page

47 Comments on “Burning Embers

  1. The inglenook is the perfect romantic setting, and you wrote the perfect romantic poem here. ‘Reading love sonnets from a tattered book’ sounds just fine to me for a cosy cold winter’s night huddled next to someone special.

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  2. Aww, I love this. It’s so sweet, romantic, and sensual. A perfect winter evening, all cosy by the fire with your love. What can beat that?

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  3. A wonderfully sensual quadrille, Linda! I so love the image; “reading love sonnets from a tattered book.” 💝💝

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  4. Perfection in 44 words, 6 lines. Your rhyme scheme helps the flow. Your images are loving, warm, and romantic.

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