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Shirley Wilson United States (9/30/2013 9:39:00 PM)

I am looking for an old poem called " A Little Boys Kiss" What I can remember of it goes " A little boys kiss is a transient thing, a rose in full bloom, a moth on the wing"

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  • Rookie - 0 Points Mary Ellen Parziale (10/29/2014 7:52:00 AM) Post reply
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    Shirley, Did you ever find results for the beautiful poem " A Little Boys Kiss" . I am searching too! Please let me know. Thanks

  • Rookie Shirley Wilson (10/3/2013 1:00:00 AM) Post reply

    Laura I can't believe you found it! Thank you SO much. I had saved this poem in my sons baby book so many years ago. The book was lost as he grew and moved several times. Now I have great grandsons and will pass this poem along to them. I am so happy to see it again!

  • Veteran Poet - 1,693 Points Laura Burns (10/2/2013 4:28:00 PM) Post reply

    by L. Dutter

    A little boy's kiss ia a transient thing,
    A rose in full bloom; a moth on the wing.

    One kiss is spontaneous, flavored with milk
    Another is sleep-covered, texture of silk.

    A kiss born of duty, delivered in haste,
    His life's so exciting, there's no time to waste.

    Assorted endearments; to bribe or atone,
    His thanks for some toy he's been begging to own.

    I treasure them all, for I'm certain of this
    Too soon he will feel that it's " sissy" to kiss!

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