That Thrill of Swooning – Poem for a Prompt ‘The First Time’

That Thrill of Swooning
Perhaps my belt
was cinched a bit too tightly
or afternoons in July
down South
are just too hot and humid
and ripe.
I can’t be sure exactly
what is was
about the first time
I felt your arms around me
–  your lips close enough to kiss.
Even the salty breeze was breathless.


About Ellespeth

I'm a poet. Sometimes I write stories and other nonsense. Ellespeth

5 comments on “That Thrill of Swooning – Poem for a Prompt ‘The First Time’

  1. Swoon doesn’t get used enough in today’s world.

  2. Lovely – adore the word swoon!

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