Quadrille Monday 2

Another poem for dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille Monday #10. Write a poem of exactly 44 words using the prompt word of “breeze”. Come join us! http://dversepoets.com/2016/05/30/quadrille-10/

The Kiss
The kiss you blew me breezed past
In a swirl of toothpaste and sandalwood
I tried to catch it to hold it to press it
To my lips
But
It gusted past me to the far horizon
And continued on to the forever sky

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12 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Charley
    May 30, 2016 @ 21:17:55

    Dang! Either the kiss was overthrown, or the poet’s voice needed a fielder’s mitt. Beautifully written either way.

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  2. whimsygizmo
    May 30, 2016 @ 22:59:39

    OH. Goodness, I love this. Those missed kisses. Whew. Toni, this is a stunner.

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  3. Björn Rudberg (brudberg)
    May 31, 2016 @ 00:41:47

    Oh, this is so sad, to miss those little opportunities. The forever gone..

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  4. MarinaSofia
    May 31, 2016 @ 01:58:32

    Nothing like a little toothpaste in a kiss – far better than the pungent smell of nicotine breath!

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  5. lillian
    May 31, 2016 @ 07:01:17

    …a swirl of toothpaste kiss….LOVE it! 🙂

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  6. Misky
    May 31, 2016 @ 07:36:28

    Toothpaste. Ha! Love that.

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  7. Grace
    May 31, 2016 @ 08:34:29

    Love that smell of toothpaste and sandalwood ~ Too bad it gusted past too quickly 🙂

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  8. Laura Bloomsbury
    May 31, 2016 @ 09:45:08

    so evocative and imaginitive –

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  9. Mish
    May 31, 2016 @ 17:02:44

    Kisses lost in the breeze…oh I can see them float past. Especially love the scent of sandalwood.

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  10. Victoria C. Slotto
    Jun 01, 2016 @ 18:48:09

    So fun and so real. Just an FYI–my massage therapist told me sandalwood has gotten incredibly expensive. Finally got a quadrille up:
    https://liv2write2day.wordpress.com/2016/06/01/but-the-lord-was-not-in-the-violent-wind-dverse-quadrille/

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  11. Rosemary Nissen-Wade
    Jun 02, 2016 @ 03:18:28

    Oh, this makes me smile – especially the ‘swirl of toothpaste and sandalwood’.

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