Sweet Interlude


Your words dripped from your lips

I drank them in like honey

and I was drowning,


I gazed into your soulful eyes

like pools of rich hot chocolate

and I was drowning,


The air is still thick with your goodbye

it is like breathing in molasses

and I’m drowning,


~Melanie Blackwell


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15 responses to “Sweet Interlude

  1. Skye

    You describe what it feels like perfectly. Well done!! 🙂

  2. omtatjuan

    Ahh so wonderful! Your words make one feel!

  3. Love the progression of the poem! Wonderful piece. 🙂

  4. Paulette

    I not only read the word, I actually felt them! Wonderful !

  5. Deliciously melancholy! Well done, Melanie.

    Blessings ~ Wendy

  6. such mouth wateringly delicious melancholy,
    i love the imagery in this poem Melanie!

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