Ravyne’s Nest
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Ravyne’s Nest


Waiting for the Rain

Free Verse poem

Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash

After the door shuts and the footsteps die
I rehearse the words I wanted to say
I tumble them around in my mind
Rewrite them to perfection —
But I won’t see you again

Those nights we spent entwined in moonlit silk
our hearts beating wildly, kisses so soft
a mere feather could have tasted my lips —
How could such passion be sustained?
Surely we would have burnt…



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Ravyne Hawke

Ravyne Hawke

Writing Coach, Poet, Fiction Writer, Essayist, Artist, Dreamer | “Enlightenment is when a wave realizes it is the Ocean” ~Thich Nhat Hanh