Catching Kisses (Kyrielle Sonnet)

I catch your kisses in the rain,
Though lost to a greater design,
I know I’ll find you once again;
You promised this would be your sign.

When clouds will gather up above
And sun will sulk and does not shine,
It is a showering of love;
You promised this would be your sign.

We’re bound by love, eternal truth,
A will that life cannot confine.
You make a trail back to our youth;
You promised this would be your sign.

I catch your kisses in the rain;
You promised this would be your sign.

69 thoughts on “Catching Kisses (Kyrielle Sonnet)

  1. I love that first line—so romantic! Another idea for a book you could publish would be one that teaches the different styles of poetry using your own poems. Schools and homeschool educators would love it!

    1. Haha well, considering I had to take out an entire stanza because I realized it was 4 lines too many, I don’t think I’m exactly qualified to be teaching anyone anything…although I do like to try! Hehehe. πŸ™‚

    1. I’m happy you thought so. πŸ™‚

  2. I really enjoyed that. A lovely poem.

    1. Thank you. I’m so glad you did. πŸ™‚

  3. So, so, so beautiful Cubby, I felt so warm reading this! My favourite part:”When clouds will gather up above
    And sun will sulk and does not shine,
    It is a showering of love;
    You promised this would be your sign.”

    1. Your writing always amazes me, so I am always so happy when my writing is well received by you. πŸ™‚

  4. Soooooo stunning.. The romance encompassing this is beautiful. I loooove the last two lines. Thank you for sharing this πŸ™‚

    1. Aw, thank you kindly for your generous words. So glad you enjoyed this. πŸ™‚

      1. aww, not generous at all- It was my pleasure to read it (as always!) πŸ˜‰

  5. Oh so lovely and such tenderness…( sigh!!! )love this style too….you write so beautifully

  6. lovely… raining kisses πŸ™‚

    1. Personally, I hate wet kisses hehehe. πŸ™‚

  7. Beautiful. My mom and dad, both passed, each had a sign: his has to do with snow, and her’s with rain. —–Chagall

    1. Aw, that is so sad and sweet. Snow and rain can be beautiful signs. πŸ™‚

  8. As always bringing a beautiful moment into a busy day πŸ™‚ Thank You!

  9. I’m going to think about this the next time it rains…this is so sweet! And I think I understand the pattern for the kyrielle sonnet, but I’ll wait for your description if this is going to be a poetry challenge.

    1. Yes, there is an upcoming challenge tomorrow. Methinks I am getting too predictable. πŸ˜‰

  10. I love the romance and the repetition!

  11. Ah, I loved this, it sings and is so happy and hopeful. your refrains are purrrrfect!

    1. Ah, I love the way you purr. πŸ™‚

  12. Beautiful.

  13. Those were really beautiful lines.

    1. I’m so glad you thought so! Many thanks. πŸ™‚

  14. Given that I am Cabo right now, that is a bit frightening!

  15. Yikes! Sorry I commented on the wrong blog!

  16. Yikes! Sorry I commented on the wrong blog just now. Your sonnet is beautiful! Meow!

    1. Lol I was stumped by the first Cabo comment, but now it all makes sense. Many thanks. πŸ™‚

      1. Funny! There was this post about California breaking off and falling into the sea.

  17. A great Sonnet. Love sonnets that aren’t too mushy and yours is a great example. πŸ™‚

    1. Methinks mushiness is in the eye of the beholder, hehe. Glad you liked this! πŸ™‚

  18. Cubby, your beautiful poem brought back fond memories of loved ones not with me any more and how we find little signs of comfort in everyday life to let us know we are still loved by them. Beautiful and comforting. Thank you.

    1. And thank you for your lovely words. πŸ™‚

  19. It flows like a song πŸ™‚

    1. That happens to be my last name. Seriously. πŸ™‚

  20. Beautiful sonnet, Cubby!

    1. Glad you liked it Miranda! πŸ™‚

  21. toad (chris jensen) September 23, 2013 — 12:07 pm

    Reblogged this on Keptmeprisoner.

  22. So incredibly beautiful Cubby! I am so inspired. I feel challenged to try out this new form. I appreciate this because I never studied poetry. Thank you for continuing to enlighten me!

    1. There is a challenge coming up tomorrow with an example and instructions. I am so happy to know you enjoy the challenges. πŸ™‚

  23. Oh you grabbed me forever with that first line!! This is one of those “I wish I’d written it” ones–super brilliant job!

    1. That is so kind and flattering. I’m so glad you liked it! πŸ™‚

  24. Moving and creative in its visual imagery.

    1. Thank you very kindly. πŸ™‚

  25. You gave me goosebumps again, (and no I’m not cold) πŸ™‚
    Beautifully written.

    1. Aw, thank you Chelsea. πŸ™‚

  26. You have very descriptive metaphors that translate so wonderfully.

    I dig this poem a lot. πŸ™‚

  27. I love signs and portents of love. Significant one to the other but usually unknown to all others. Beautiful, Cubby.x

    1. Even the smallest things can gain so much meaning in the eyes of a loved one. πŸ™‚

  28. Absolutely beautiful! I’m so glad I found your site.

    1. Many thanks. I’m very happy to see you here. πŸ™‚

  29. WoW ! superb K.Sonnet cubby….loved your starter “I catch your kisses in the rain,” πŸ™‚

    1. Thanks so much! I’m so glad you enjoyed it! πŸ™‚

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