Petals on her neck

By Leith Plunkett

She wears petals on her neck
a silhouette of perfection
catching moonlight in the corner of her eyes

Her tears hidden by the rain
the same colour as the sparkle
placed on her finger

Somewhere above
crimson leaves flutter like heartbeats
from dreamy branches
With their lips delicately pressed
Breathless

He whispered

We will still be holding hands
when we take our place
as glitter
amongst the stars

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Copyright 2010 Leith Plunkett
Published on Friday, June 25, 2010.     Filed under: "Love" and "Poetry"
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  • Cassette On Tuesday, December 12, 2017, Cassette (1206)By person wrote:

    very sentimental, but I expected nothing less.

  • Malice In Wonderland On Thursday, August 9, 2012, Malice In Wonderland (1021)By person wrote:

    I needed this more than anything today....thank you sobmuch... Scholar

  • A former member wrote: Beautiful... simply gorgeous. the mental image i got of this poem was wonderful, and tragic Scholar

  • Leith Plunkett On Tuesday, March 29, 2011, Leith Plunkett (242)By person wrote:

    Thankyou, and welcome to DP :)))

  • A former member wrote: This...there are no favorite parts to this; only a favorite whole, Leith. It's lovely as always, with an ending that makes me sigh in contentment. Lucky woman, yes... lucky indeed.

  • A former member wrote: An intense love story that was beyond loving. =)

  • A former member wrote: im in tears.......soft morning tears.... exquisite and tender......and............

  • A former member wrote: Eloquently painted with your words!

  • NikesRain On Friday, June 25, 2010, NikesRain (1339)By person wrote:

    delicate and glimmering on its own... a breathless moment of devotion.... beautifully done

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