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A Kiss

June 22, 2009
By Tayler Randi SILVER, Lafleche, Other
Tayler Randi SILVER, Lafleche, Other
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A smile, a touch
Halted exhilaration
So shy, so pure
Clueless at what to do
So new, so exciting
Eyes meet, innocence
Lips touch, brief at best
A child’s first kiss
A silent moment
Pure bliss

Year later marriage comes
Trust and faith guide her through
Love and understanding
Keeps them together
A ritual, somewhat
Done every day
The spark still there
But only barely
The hope of forever
Making it worthwhile

Skin sags, veins so visible
Ninety years of wisdom shines through
Alone, for ten years now
The nursing home her only future
A nice young man, a volunteer
So friendly and kinds
Says he likes her the best
A kiss on her cheek before he leaves
So sweet, so nice, she loves every second
Enough to make her live just a little longer

The author's comments:
A kiss: To a young girl, faith; to a married woman, hope; to an old maid, charity.

-V.P. Skipper

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Meezy GOLD said...
on Dec. 30 2009 at 2:45 pm
Meezy GOLD, Hutchinson, Kansas
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Favorite Quote:
Don't think twice, it's all right.

Those last few lines are amazing. Absolutely amazing.

on Jul. 1 2009 at 2:43 am
lexi10824 PLATINUM, Portalnd, Oregon
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I like it! :) Keep writing! <3