Tan Renga Challenge – With Light in Your Eyes

Dhoni on the Maldives, used for tourist transp...

With light in your eyes
You embrace me in your arms
Our hearts beat as one

As souls flood with emotion –
You’re my rudder, I’m your sail

(c) The Imaginator/Gene Dupler


Tan Renga Challenge #27 from Carpe Diem. The wonderful first stanza was written and copyright by The Imaginator.

The photography that accompanied this at the Carpe Diem blog struck me with the sense that they were about to embark on a journey through life, together. In that sense, I crafted the final two lines which appear in in green, above.


About ewdupler

Gene is an avid outdoorsman, loves reading and is known to put pen to paper (well, he types) as an amateur poet.
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11 Responses to Tan Renga Challenge – With Light in Your Eyes

  1. Awesome and so intense romantic … really you did great with this continuation Gene.

  2. Steph says:

    Nice, particularly that last line.

  3. TheImaginator says:

    My other half (whoever that may be) would definitely have to be my rudder, as I’m a bit of a windbag 😉

  4. 4joyjoanne says:

    a match made in heaven,,,,

  5. atrm61 says:

    This is simply brilliant-loved this Gene:-)

  6. Sun says:

    teamwork – makes for a successful tan renga finish and life partnership. perfection. ☺

  7. The imagery of sail and rudder is such a wonderful metaphor…. great work

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