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Bewitched by Beauty

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 81, ENCHANT & SHAPE, #SynonymsOnly



“Bewitched by Beauty”

Bewitched by beauty

Woven by fiery desires

I kissed her hot lips

Hungrily there on the beach

Passion’s fire was still unquenched

– Tanka by Billy Ray Chitwood – April 27, 2018 – 

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23 comments on “Bewitched by Beauty

  1. Wonderful take on the prompt, Billy Ray. I enjoy your poetry. 🙂

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    1. You, Milady, are a sweetheart! Thank you for liking my poetry. Your words inspire me! ♥

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  2. D.L Finn, Author says:

    You used the words perfectly and I am glad you took it to a beach. Great poem. Have a wonderful weekend Billy:)

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    1. Thank you, dear Denise! ♥

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  3. A fabulous poem in response to Colleen’s challenge, Billy Ray.

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    1. Thanks, Robbie! That younger guy inside me wrote that! ♥♥♥

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  4. Gwen Plano says:

    What a wonderful poem in response to the challenge! I love it. 🙂

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    1. Hey, Gwen, That young fellow inside pops up now and then! Actually, brought back some memories! ♥♥


  5. Thanks, Gwen for the nice comment. My young alter ego just can’t stay quiet! ♥♥

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  6. Tina Frisco says:

    You are a true romantic, my friend ❤️

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    1. About time for me to admit that, I guess! ♥♥

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      1. Tina Frisco says:

        Of course you should admit it. Romantics recognize love in it’s smallest forms ❤️

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      2. I’m a Romantic only if that label does not make me bad!!! ♥

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      3. Tina Frisco says:

        Oh, Billy Ray, I see only good in you ❤️

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      4. [Oh, good! She didn’t see the bad!] Thank you, dear Tina! You know how to start my week! Hope you’re getting to full speed! ♥

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  7. eden baylee says:

    Nice work, Billy Ray, as always xox

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    1. And, as always, thanks, my dear friend and music lover! ♥♥ xo

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  8. Lovely piece, Billy Ray. Thanks so much for sharing. 🙂

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    1. Thank you, Natalie. Your comment means a lot to me. My best wishes. ♥

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  9. Such a vivid poem, Billy Ray. I could hear the waves crashing to shore. Hugs.

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    1. Thank you so much, dear Teagan! ♥♥♥

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  10. Annika Perry says:

    I love the passion in your poem, Billy and wonderful reply to Colleen’s prompt! 😀

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    1. Thank you, Annika for your lovely comment! All the best. ♥

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