the dance of Isabella #poetry

come and watch the dance of Isabella

the rhythm of castanets awakes the moon

her body tilts the oleander axis of the wind

her hips rotate into the autumn of the fires

 

an iguana stumbles on profuse desires

opening her eyes on Isabella’s chest

your forehead sinks into the sweat of lovers

who step onto the boats which never will return

 

watch how Isabella dances

wreaths of conquerors at her feet gleam

lizards from forgotten winters

tattoo her body on your skin

 

and in the shadows of the lips which spin

locked in the mansion by the lake

i love you more than anybody else

yet you don’t know

because for you i’m just a dream

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first published in The literati mafia

 

45 thoughts on “the dance of Isabella #poetry

  1. Good morning. A seductive poem that would have conquerors and paupers gleaming at Isabella’s feet. Love your name choice. I have always loved all those different ‘Bella names. Gorgeous finale, too. Your writing entertains, enchants, and inspires.

     
    1. Good morning. Thank you very much, Drew. I am delighted that you think so. Enjoy your day!

       
  2. I was in a bar one night where they had a belly dancer and she motioned for me to join her on the stage, but I was too embarrassed even thought my friends kept trying to encourage me.

     
  3. “Who steps onto boat which will never return”….most amazing lines my dear friend G.and d last lines are most lovely as drowning of the sea of love”i love you more than anybody else,yet you don’t know,because for you i am just a dream.”weldone my dear friend n dance of Isabella as d mirror of silent love.🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹💕💕💕💕💕💕💕💕

     
    1. Oh… thank you so much for reading and for your wonderful words! Glad you enjoyed it!🌺

       
  4. Oh my dear friend!!how can i describe those special lines when i read you poem again?all lines are hidden itself some passions,secrets of heart and love’s oceans.my heart wants to losting with dancing Isabella.💗💙💚💛💜

     

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