The Tease

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I can still feel it if I close my eyes and turn my heart just so

toward the light

that forever moment when I shed my Winter robe

and walked outside the door and was drenched in Gentle

I can still feel the dunking of satin

smoothing, changing, encircling each cell in another layer of silk

not hot and not even cool

just the slipping of every pore into a shimmering pool of liquid air

the Tease of eternity sidling up outside my balcony door

calling out like an old familiar friend, “Wear your tank top. Ditch the shoes. Bring a willing heart… let’s go explore! “

How mighty, this playful hint of Spring.

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Joining with a host of writers: Five Minute Fridays, Thought-provoking Thursdays, Just Write, Playdates with God, Imperfect Prose, Tell His Story

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10 Comments Add yours

  1. Larks says:

    Yay for spring, indeed! I love the phrase “drenched in Gentle.”

    1. … holding my breath for the teasing to turn to out right celebration! Thanks for stopping by.

    1. … and thanks for stopping by!

  2. Pattyann says:

    Love spring. Wish it would rain a little (or a lot) in my neck of the woods though! Thanks for sharing.

    1. I’ll hope for rain your way as well! Thanks for stopping by.

  3. Debra H. says:

    beautiful description!

    an FMF neighbor

  4. poetry joy says:

    Beautiful imagery here, Jane! A lovely poetic celebration of Spring. Thank you 🙂 x

    1. You are so welcome… thanks for joining the celebration.

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