Stevie Smith

(20 September 1902 – 7 March 1971 / Kingston upon Hull)

Conviction (Iv) - Poem by Stevie Smith

I like to get off with people,
I like to lie in their arms
I like to be held and lightly kissed,
Safe from all alarms.

I like to laugh and be happy
With a beautiful kiss,
I tell you, in all the world
There is no bliss like this.

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  • (5/18/2014 11:55:00 AM)

    Nice. Like how the poet so simply states what most people yearn for. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

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