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After The Rain
by Candida L Eittreim

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After the rain, I walk alone,  along soft footpaths


The sun warming my soul, healing the pain of the bitter storms


Following the long winding road that leads to a new tomorrow.


Home beckons from around the next bend.


Sanctuary of grace and peace


Dancing motes of sunlight reflect a joyous heart,


freed from bondage...


A soaring hawk, silently tracking my progress


Graceful symbol of freedom from the past


I have come through the other side of bitterness


into a place of loving peace


 


The weathered gate offers a loving welcome ..


For all who enter


Mullioned windows opened wide 


embrace the soft breeze


and healing light


A place of love and laughter.


Earned through scouring years of pain


 


Treading softly on burnished oaken floors,


I find him waiting


Dozing by the fire, glasses slipped halfway down his beloved face


Softly I ease onto his lap, arms twined round his neck and whisper,...


Home now my beloved,


safe in your heart once again.


Our lined faces etched with lifes fingerprints,


crease with joy,


His mouth closes on mine with sudden need


On clean soft sheets..


 he lies over me


Our hands twined,


eyes gazing into each other's souls,


 he enters my liquid depths.. silently


We stay motionless..


We are home safe...,joined in silent rapture


My body trembles, arches against him


As he pours his warm seed into my pulsing body


We join in a long moment of blinding,searing oneness


Two souls one heart


Home at last,


 in the late afternoons fading light



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Reviewed by haim kadman
A charming poem, so delicately expressed feelings of love.
Reviewed by Cinda Wilson
Stunning piece of work! What a pallet you must have to paint such a masterpiece!
Reviewed by Erin Kelly-Moen
The cadence feeds into the heart of the happiness of finding, and keeping, 'home'. Lovely imagery, cooling sensations, great piece, Candida! And a lovely picture which beckons one to enter. :)
Reviewed by Phyllis Jean Green
Sweet and erotic and loving. And what a lovely illustration you have chosen! Pea:)
Reviewed by The Gentle Man
This is wonderfully written Candida. I loved every line!
Reviewed by E. Richardson
Very, very nice indeed! This is a delightful bittersweet blend of erotic sensuality and passion.
Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson
Candida, I love this wonderful episode!
Reviewed by Zenith Elliott
Beautiful......need I say more. Z
Reviewed by Mike in Uk
Very evocative...lady wordsmith....

Michael
Reviewed by Joseph* OneLight*
Full of passion. Beautifully written.

Joseph
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader)
Beautiful flow and verses.
"Two souls one heart
Home at last, in the late afternoons fading light "
Peg
Reviewed by James David Compton (Reader)
Wow... I need to find that winding road you were on. When I take a walk, all I get at the end of it is blisters.
sigh...
Beautifully written.
-James
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU
"After The Rain" is a vase of flowers scented with love.
I am digesting a great meal.
I Salute You, Poet Candida L. Eittreim.
Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by john zimmerman
an achingly beautiful poem

john+
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