Three Kisses - Poem by Orlando Belo
Last night as I stood beneath the stars
I was gently kissed by a breeze.
From a distant land it carried a love
that one seldom feels or sees.
A week ago I asked the breeze to carry
three kisses across the sea.
The first kiss was to my love's psyche,
so she would look towards me.
The second kiss was to touch her lips
and to slightly catch her breath,
so she would then think of me and know
our separation felt worse than death.
The third kiss would give her consolation
to remind her that we'll be together soon,
and that our love is as great as the sky itself,
with its new mornings and sunny afternoons.
I somehow knew she would return the breeze
and with it a tender kiss.
It brought me the reassurance of her love,
dispelling my unhappiness.
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