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Love Burns
by Christine Alwin
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It just takes a spark~


Love Burns

Wax candle expelled her smoke,
wispy tendrils played in a haze,
glow of comfort, behind curtains,
where pain was hidden in the night,
beacon of warmth, filled his heart,
when her face illuminated in fire,
hypnotic, he brushed against her cheek,
ever so gently, as to protect her,
hands strong and big, cupped the wick,
nary a gust could extinguish,
this heated flame, to ever burn

 

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Reviewed by Dark Knight
you said a lot in very few words-excellent
Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson
Beautiful touching images...M
Reviewed by Axilea MU
I love that "glow of comfort, behind curtains", a highly evocative picture, for me. Ah, the warm protective hues of a tender flame...

Axilea
Reviewed by Jon Willey
there is both a romantic and a passionate message here, of an enduring love - a storied love that most dream of and some very fortunate experience - a work from the heart of a woman with a love that burns, beautifully conceived Christine - I wish peace and joy my dear fear friend - Jon Michael
Reviewed by RWE SAYS BYE
Formally intense... vivid imagery...compellingly rendered... "nary a gust" but so much gusto!! fluid like the accompanying image... intense... and intensely evocative... well done, Christine.
Reviewed by Kate Burnside
Beautiful concept and expression, Christine. I adore those soft, smokey tendrils that curl as the flame is snuffed, but I now love the face in the flame and those wonderfully protective, cupping hands even more! :)) xx
Reviewed by D. Vegas
Christine, Not only does it 'burn', but it takes months to extinguish that fire...Beautiful!

Deborah
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila
SIZZLING!!!!!!!! Beautifully phrased, Christine....

Hugs,
Anna
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone
Christine,
This is absolutely burning with passion...I love the way you ended this poem, brings this reader right to the brink of passion...lol

Nicely done, Love burns, love hurts, love is wonderful...

Peace, love and light,
Amber
Reviewed by JMS Bell
WHEN PASSION AND LUST BURN WITH LOVE...IT DOES 'BURN'. CHRISTINE... PENNED IN THE CELEBRATION FOR THE 'GIFT' OF LOVE'S FLAME, THIS IS AN AWESOME WORK! THANKS FOR SHARING. LOVE, BLESSINGS AND FAITH..
JOYCE * HIS INSPIRATIONS
Reviewed by Felix Perry
Christine once again you master your topic with a special magic that only those who have truly loved can feel. It does only take a spark to create a flame but sadly yes if it is not protected and sheltered it can be so easily extinguished. As for huge hands, yes even the biggest and roughest hands can be as soft as velvet when caressing someone who holds their heart forever. Well done Chrissie.
love and hugs
fee
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse
Gorgeous Metaphors Christine!!
Have you ever bought those love candles?
They are so cool they each have a separate wick
to light...and as they burn the wax drips cool colors
and as the candle burns & burns the wicks turn into one flame!
they come in variety of perfumes with symbolic meanings
& unscented too...

Wood Matches & Brass Zippers to Light Them
Vickie
Reviewed by jude forese
love burns keep the spirit warm ... lovely poem, Christine ...
Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley
so much is covered in this beautiful piece Christine, smoke, glow, pain, warmth protection by strong hands, that nary a thing can extinguish a bit of it.

Beautiful

Love and Light
Lily
Reviewed by Vivian Dawson
With a sensuous torch you write
*Christine* forever to burn with
love of your poem....

Lady Vivian
Reviewed by Ronald Hull
A love like that lives forever and never dies.

Ron
Reviewed by Shirley Houston
This is a beautifully, expressive piece. He is her protector!
Reviewed by Christine Tsen
Ooh la la, this is a lovely one! Body centered and emotionally attuned!
Blessings, xx
Christine
Reviewed by John Flanagan
the fire both heart and loin respond to
and welcome; a sensuously fine rendering, Christine

john
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
The best type of flame, indeed.
Reviewed by Budd Nelson
Christine,
You are an exceptional artist in this piece as many before, kudos again.
Budd
Reviewed by Morgan Merriweather
Jerry took my line! Ha! sensual and sad at the same time. deftly rendered. like this. ~ Morgan
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Wonderful poetry, Christine, and I love the pic! Well done!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Texas, Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Laura Fall
Truly Enchanting poetry as the flame sure sizzle's in this great write Laura
Reviewed by Douglas Bentley
A spark
That starts
a blazing fire
In the heart
always burning
continuously churning.

db
Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger
Exquisit heated love in this flaming glow Christine.

Lady Mary Ann
Reviewed by Diana Legun (Reader)
Bewitchingly enchanting. "where pain was hidden in the night," -- how this can be applied to so many wounds. There is great healing in these words. Thank you ~~ Diana
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton
Yep, you got the whole ball of wax here, Christine, and you know how to fire it up. Yep, again.
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