dVerse Poetics: Sound of Love

Walt is our prompter today and wants us to write about the sounds of love.  Tuesday Poetics: The Sound of LOVE

Sleeping Sounds
Soft snores,
guttural grunts and sometimes a growl,
snorts through the nose,
rumbling of the tummy,
an odd word murmured now and then –
I lie awake listening to you
And smile –
especially when you murmur my name.

29 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. whimsygizmo
    Aug 16, 2016 @ 16:38:22

    :)!!! Love this, Toni. Mine snores, which does not always make me smile. Thank goodness for earplugs. 😉

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  2. Grace
    Aug 16, 2016 @ 17:38:19

    I hate all the snoring too 🙂 Love the part when they murmur your name!

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  3. kim881
    Aug 16, 2016 @ 17:59:45

    Such familiar sounds, so nicely put together!

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  4. Sanaa Rizvi (@rizvi_sanaa)
    Aug 16, 2016 @ 19:31:07

    Oh that’s the sweetest moment!! ❤️

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  5. Candy
    Aug 16, 2016 @ 22:48:40

    oh my, yes!

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  6. rosemawrites
    Aug 17, 2016 @ 01:11:22

    uhhhhuuuuh. and my heart is now a beating puddle after i melt. ❤

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  7. Björn Rudberg (brudberg)
    Aug 17, 2016 @ 03:48:11

    Ah.. this is just the sounds you both love and hate… its the presence you do love, the warmth and the familiarity…

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  8. rosemawrites
    Aug 17, 2016 @ 06:03:00

    awwww. and i just melt. 🙂

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  9. maria
    Aug 17, 2016 @ 06:23:48

    Awwee.. sometimes I’d like to make sense out of those soft murmurs… they’re too intriguing! But then, as long as he speaks your name… nothing else matters. ❤

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  10. Kathy Reed
    Aug 17, 2016 @ 06:37:45

    That has been missing for a long time for me, personally. I am now hearing my cat snore and feel her listless warm body close to mine and it is such a comfort.

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  11. Raivenne
    Aug 17, 2016 @ 17:47:43

    Oh that last line seals it. Made me grin big.

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  12. Arcadia Maria
    Aug 17, 2016 @ 17:56:38

    Nice take on the prompt. 🙂

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  13. Dr. Crystal Howe
    Aug 17, 2016 @ 18:47:55

    Warm and sunggly sleep sound. 🙂 Thanks for sharing this, Toni!

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  14. Walter J. Wojtanik
    Aug 18, 2016 @ 08:08:07

    The murmured name in sleepy tones sells this completely, Toni! Too good!

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  15. Laura Bloomsbury
    Aug 18, 2016 @ 13:17:11

    these body sounds are the epitome of intimacy wrapped up in a lover’s name – very lovely!

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  16. Imelda
    Aug 18, 2016 @ 13:34:52

    I love this! This is love down to its most ordinary sounds and sights.

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  17. Rosemary Nissen-Wade
    Aug 20, 2016 @ 04:56:44

    I smiled fondly too, all the way through – and especially at the last line. 🙂

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  18. mother wintermoon
    Aug 21, 2016 @ 12:57:14

    Growling, oh my! 😀 This had me grinning and awwing at the last line.

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