Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Set to boiling

This heat between us
this nasty passion
that pulls us smashing
toward each other
will someday cease
become a simmering love
or a lukewarm memory
of the times we made
one another smile.


Three Word Wednesday: cease, heat, nasty

9 comments:

  1. I'm a realist, but still a hopeful romantic. I'd like to think it doesn't have to end.

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  2. I never recall past passions as nasty. However simmering, just off the boil is good too as I am sure you will find out. Love is funny, smile yes, but laugh too.

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  3. Kimiko, this was sad and lovely. You used the words in a romantic setting, which I very much liked, and your sense of the cooling off - which even the strongest love cannot withstand - is really used well here. My marriage started off steaming, and the difference is only the frequency of the steaming, LOL! Amy

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  4. this brief piece conveys ultimate truth and consequences...
    http://www.kimnelsonwrites.com/2011/07/09/altered-reverie/

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  5. I love the intensity, it is beautifully written and quite a lonely sad thought at the end

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  6. That smashing sounds much less satisfying than the simmering slow boil. Like it :)

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  7. Amy, I hope to have that I have what you have -- still steaming. Love it.

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