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A Stolen Kiss (Original Poem)

December 23, 2016

 

 

 

Written by @linzo

Image credit:Pixabay

 

I crept up on you, deep within your sleep

For I couldn’t stand the endless wait

Saintly patience tried to new limits

 

Stealing a kiss, I stayed longer than a thief

Wishing that I could store it in a jar

Memory eluding my sense of touch

 

Etched on my lips, I tried to brand myself

For a permanent mark to ease the pain

A feeble attempt to end the longing

 

Your breath so near, your face so close

Astounded by your beauty, I watched in wonder

Your face permeated by hues of white

 

I folded your smell in a handkerchief

Your scent, a sweet smell of summer

Capturing your brightness at last

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