Sylvia Chidi

Freshman - 710 Points (Germany)

The One Kiss - Poem by Sylvia Chidi

The one kiss
I ought to have dismissed
Is haunting me like an unsettled ghost

I felt a lingering sweetness in its taste
Enriched with sensuality and ripeness
I just refused to let it go to waste
The temptation to sample
The kiss of the forbidden apple
was there, out in open air

A kiss is not just a kiss
With my heart the kiss unlocked a door
I never knew was there before
Now I long for more and more
Wishing for everything to be like before
Presently my mind wanders without rest

Time has passed,
My mind still wanders without rest
To forget, I try to do my best
My eyes which were once closed
Are now wide open
Searching, seeking, trying so hard to spot
The one kiss
I ought to have dismissed

Copyright 2005 - Sylvia Chidi

Comments about The One Kiss by Sylvia Chidi

  • Jasbir Chatterjee (6/3/2016 11:35:00 PM)

    lovely poem...Indeed, as our journey continues our yearning for certain things grows and we have to keep reminding ourselves that they will not return...Congrats on being poet of the day! (Report) Reply

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  • Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (6/3/2016 6:32:00 PM)

    A creative and complling composition. Congrats! (Report) Reply

  • Kim Barney (6/3/2016 2:03:00 PM)

    Wonderful poem, Sylvia. Congratulations for having it selected as Member Poem of the Day! (Report) Reply

  • B.m. Biswas (6/3/2016 1:01:00 PM)

    Human nature.....and the tendency to be indulged in making forbidden or wrong things...yes we can't always avoid seven deadly sins like temptation or greed......thanks...
    Congrats being member poet.....keep sharing..
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  • Edward Kofi Louis (6/3/2016 4:02:00 AM)

    The kiss of the forbidden apple! ! Love and dreams. Thanks for sharing this lovely poem with us. (Report) Reply

  • Rajnish Manga (6/3/2016 2:40:00 AM)

    How an innocent act of kissing can lead to an obsession of sorts, has been explained so passionately by the poet. Thanks. I would like to quote:
    Time has passed,
    My mind still wanders without rest
    To forget, I try to do my best
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, December 14, 2005

Poem Edited: Sunday, February 12, 2006

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