"I am hearing poetry when awake, dreaming poetry when asleep, breathing poetry with each breath, I am living in a poem."

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Of Words Unspoken

Sitting together voices silent,
but language is spoken
by the touch of your body next to mine,
I love you in tender discourse
by arms pulling me closer.

Contented sighs released
from deep within
tell of heart’s peace
in loving companionship
cocooned within our intimacy.

Communication is not only
in verbal expression.
The body speaks
to a heart that listens,
a beautiful articulation
of words unspoken.

©Susie Clevenger 2011
 OSI Prompt 188: Language



Brian Miller said...

there is so much more than verbal, for sure...though verbal is huge...but i enjoy finding new ways of communication (in love) as well

Jim said...

Susie, I love this! Every part fits so wonderfully. All to fulfill the cocooning, listening, heart in peace.
Thank you for a vern nice read.

Carrie Burtt said...

Your words tell a beautiful truth that cannot always be spoken in words...this is lovely Susie!!

Pam said...

Love the line about tender discourse!

Susannah said...

"Sitting together voices silent,
but language is spoken
by the touch of your body next to mine,"

I love that. :-)

Kathiesbirds said...

Very nice. I really love the last stanza.

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Body language is probably the one that is impossible to fake!

This Fence Knows Riddles

JaLpArI - tHe MeRmAiD said...

The language of 'togetherness'. . :) the language of 'brushing away his hair falling over his eyes'. . The language of 'silently linking arms while walking'. . .
The loudest language of all. :)

Beyond Horizon said...

Tender touch of love conveys so much that words dont
lovely :)

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