Treasure Island

Ruby Honeytip

(1970)

To Kiss You


I have dreamt
Of a thousand different ways
To kiss you.
My lips wait in secret surrender.
Urgent imaginings of
My hands in your hair
My truth
In your mouth
As I whisper your name
Your name
Your name.
Please forgive my abandon
For this will not be rehearsed
Passion will pour from me
Unfettered and free
For our captured moments
Are fleeting
And will not return with ease
So look into my eyes
Breathe on my breath
And please, allow me
To kiss you.

2013

Submitted: Sunday, October 20, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, October 22, 2013

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  • Aria Siren (12/10/2013 3:59:00 PM)

    Please forgive my abandon
    For this will not be rehearsed

    Oh how these lines captured me. Very romantic, your thoughts are going onto the page just as they appear in your head and that is an amazing thing in poetry. I loved this poem! (Report) Reply

  • Khairul Ahsan (12/9/2013 7:51:00 PM)

    'I have dreamt
    Of a thousand different ways
    To kiss you.'
    Nice! I think most lovers do it when in love. (Report) Reply

  • Lyn Paul (11/9/2013 9:34:00 PM)

    This is fantastic Ruby, So romantic and the want to read it slowly to capture the dream. well done (Report) Reply

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