I Danced in Summer Nights

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I danced in summer nights
with you, love, dreamt eternity
early morning sights
tousled hair, we, under there
sweaty love delights

I kissed in summer’s heat
made love to thoughts engorged with you
in the sun we’ll meet
to dance—with joy—your body’s furtive,
pulsating calypso beat

We dared to chase the fears
and then forbade them to return
we’ll pocket heated years,
just a few, for us to keep
as lovers’ souvenirs

8 Comments

  1. Bob Mills says:

    Beautiful … And I loved the two little characters dancing Bill.

    1. Thanks, Bob. I stole those two from Charlie Brown. 🙂

      1. Bob Mills says:

        Shultz?
        Snoopy still remains my all time hero
        Take care Bill
        Bob

  2. Pat Nally says:

    Nice memories. Ahhh …. to be young again. Loved this!!

    1. Thank you. I’m glad you enjoyed it. 🙂

  3. y. prior says:

    love the Peanuts graphic – and your words flow so well….

    1. Thank you.

      It is cool having my own little Peanuts party going on. 🙂

  4. Sonel says:

    What a lovely poem Bill … and those two reminds me so much of 2 lovely people I know. 😉

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