Haiku Island Love Sonnet

stealing island sex
hidden behind the ferns
and the rare hibiscus

our hemp hammock swings
between two curved coco palms
short steps from the sand

the blue water breeze
caresses us like magic silk
pulled over naked

strangers locked into
a single rhythm of wind
love and gentle waves

I remember you
were as lonely as I

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13 Responses to Haiku Island Love Sonnet

  1. whypaisley says:

    dang.. that one is nice to ,, you are on a roll over here…that closing statement just makes it!!!

  2. Scot says:

    last island ditty for a bit šŸ™‚

  3. kim says:

    hmmm very nice

  4. Bob says:

    Nice memoir piece… lush without being lascivious, just the right amount of mystique.

  5. johemmant says:

    Yes, the last two lines really alter it, I liked it, particularly how the ‘swings’ gives it momentum.

  6. Scot says:

    Bob
    when is the fish fry?

  7. lissa says:

    lovely. gets better and better with each stanza. i feel the swings in the poem too.

  8. cruxandflux says:

    i hope my upcoming vacation is as exciting..

  9. Scot says:

    lissa
    thanks for the kind words

  10. Scot says:

    K
    make it a good one!

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