My Promise (sonnet)

By dwells


We frolicked in the sea and laughing waves
You gave yourself to me in waters deep
The tides they turned as sweetly wore our days
But now the time has come for me to sleep

If sleep I must then fondly I shall dream
And dreaming go to places in your heart
To dwell a while beside a votive stream
And linger there before I must depart

But later I’ll withdraw and watch you pine
And smiling as another makes a toast
Then come to you in draughts of cheap red wine
And know we shared the best of any boast
 
When all is well and you in comfort rest
I’ll guide you home to be with Heaven’s blest

Unauthorized Copying Is Prohibited. Ask the author first.
Copyright 2014 dwells
Published on Sunday, November 2, 2014.     Filed under: "Love" and "Poetry"
Log In or Join (free) to see the special features here.

Comments on "My Promise (sonnet)"

Log in to post comments.
  • A former member wrote: Absolutely beautiful! Such a delightful ink with a great flow. I love the mention of being in the sea together...doesn't get more romantic than that

  • Burning Eden On Monday, December 5, 2016, Burning Eden (564)By person wrote:

    Just read this for the first time... You are a talented writer; heartfelt words in every piece you write. I hope you will write more...

  • Pride Ed On Monday, November 17, 2014, Pride Ed (111)By person wrote:

    Its so beautiful! I love this one a lot. ^_^

  • dwells On Friday, October 31, 2014, dwells (5701)By person wrote:

    Adam - been busy learning this poetry thingy. The fishing is lousy and golfing even worse. Hoping you had a festive Halloween! River Lily - every once in a while I'll use a sonnet to break the monotony of writer's block; works for me, thanks and call me a softie! NS - that closing is always an opportunity to grab the reader's attention, and this was no exception, thanks! Welcome again to DP!

  • River Lily On Tuesday, October 28, 2014, River Lily (1162)By person wrote:

    I love the style, and gentle ebb and flow of words, bittersweet and beautiful :D I think I have to bookmark this one Scholar

  • A former member wrote: I highly enjoy this work. I've always been a fan of sonnets. I can visualize everything that's going on, and it just makes me happy, but I can sense that there is a saddened tone to the poem. At least that's how I feel when reading it. Scholar

Contribution Level

Poets Bookmarking This Work
dwells's Favorite Poets
dwells's Favorite Works
Share/Save This Post



Join DarkPoetry Join to get a profile like this for yourself. It's quick and free.

How to Criticize Without Causing Offense
© 1998-2019 DarkPoetry LLC
Donate
[Join (free)]    [More Poetry]    [Get Help]    [Our Poets]    [Read Poems]    [Terms & Privacy]