The Last Star

(Original drawing by FBC, C.2020, All Rights Reserved, Omnia Caelum Studios Valencia)

I still can feel your body pressing into mine…

The smell of your perfume,

the taste of our red wine..,

The wings that we would sprout to fly through dark nights,

the endless times a kiss of love would burn bright

and turn our bodies into rays of light

that shone above the sea…

While drummers kept the rhythm of our footsteps,

While strings and saxophones played to the breeze,

We knelt before the flames of passion,

Looking for the long lost action,

an act of love,

of satisfaction,

dancing while this strange attraction

drew us near…

I still can feel the moistness of your lips,

the band stopped playing,

but a voice that whispers in my heart is saying,

You don’t need a drum for rhythm,

your souls carry the song within them

and love will never end

until the last star in the darkness fades away…

C.2020, Francisco Bravo Cabrera, 21 MAY 2020, Valencia, Spain 🇪🇸

22 comments

  1. Katy Claire · May 22

    This is so romantic and gorgeous, Francisco! I love every line in this ❤️

    • Hello Katy! Thank you so much 😊 I am so glad you liked it! 🙏🏻 Wishing you a lovely weekend 😊

  2. Lia · May 22

    “You don’t need a drum for rhythm” … love that. Beautiful poem. :)) 💛

    • Hello Lia! I am so glad you liked that and the poem. Thank you 🙏🏻 so much!

      • Lia · May 22

        And the gorgeous art!! Forgot to mention that. A lot of beauty to take in. You are talented. 😊

      • Thank you Lia, I really appreciate that you’ve liked the art and the poetry. Thank you!!! 🙂 All the best and my wishes for a lovely weekend!

  3. Irina Marques · May 22

    Adoro o ritmo e composição desta tela e escrita Francisco, está maravilhoso!
    Um abraço caro amigo.

  4. Muito obrigado Irina…me alegro mucho que te haya gustado ese dibujo…es un dibujo xicotet, pero a mi me encanta…y me alegro mucho que te haya gustado el poema. Un saludo de Valencia y un fuerte abrazo amiga mia,
    Francisco

  5. Brad Osborne · May 22

    This is beautifully written, Francisco! It holds such a passionate and enchanting tone. The imagery is delicious and the ending superb. Well done, my friend!

    • Thank you so much Brad! I really admire your ability to analyse and phrase things, and I appreciate so much your encouragement. Thank you again. It is a lovely morning here in Valencia, hope you’ve a lovely one over there as well. Take good care and all the best, enjoy the weekend!
      Francisco

      • Brad Osborne · May 22

        Looks like clouds and rain for the most part here, but fear not I have the sunshine of your upcoming posts to keep my spirits lifted. Hope you can fully enjoy the beauty of your city this weekend!

      • Thank you 😊 Brad! I hope you get some good weather too! Here it is 82 (in Fahrenheit), sunny and very hot 🥵 but we’re getting the east winds which come from the Mediterranean and are cooling…take good care, hope you enjoy the weekend as well. Are you guys in Phase 1?

      • Brad Osborne · May 22

        Still phase one, but hopefully changing soon

      • Yes, like us…our President has asked for 7 more days before requesting Phase 2

  6. kristianw84 · May 23

    This is so beautiful, romantic, & moving!! 😍😍 I loved every single verse!

    • Hello Kristian! So good to hear from you and thank you 😊 so much, I’m so glad you liked it! All the best and a lovely weekend 😊☀️🌹

      • kristianw84 · May 23

        Yeah, it had been a little hectic, so I fell behind on my blog reading. Thank god for slow, weekend mornings! I hope you have a wonderful weekend. It’s a holiday here, so we get a 3 day weekend! Much needed!

      • Thank you 🙏🏻 Kristian! Yes it is quite a lovely weekend here, sunny and hot 🥵! Almost 32 degrees! I hope you’ve good weather too and a lovely weekend! Take good care and all the best, my greetings from Spain 🇪🇸

  7. Irina Marques · May 26

    Belíssimo.

    • Muito obrigado Irina…me alegro mucho que te haya gustado. Espero que estes pasando estos dias felices, el tiempo aqui en el Mediterraneo es bello, ojala sea igual por el Atlantico. Un abrazo fuerte de Valencia,
      Francisco

      • Irina Marques · May 29

        Sim, aqui também faz muito calor, as temperaturas chegam a atingir os 33º.
        Um abraço deste lado atlântico para esse lado mediterrâneo.

      • Feliz viernes amiga mia. Que disfrutes en grande del finde…si esta ya haciendo calor, pero aqui no han llegado a subir tanto las temperaturas, hoy comenzamos con 13 grados pero ya subiendo…
        Un abrazo del Mediterraneo a ese lado tan bello del Atlantico!
        Francisco

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