Was It A Kiss (poem)

Was it a kiss now calling me return

Those fields of summer now so long ago

Where flowers bloomed amid a lover’s glow

Another sip of Joy our sole concern

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A simple kiss if simple kiss can be

That calls us to those nights beneath our moon

So endless were those paths to lovers’ tune

Another dream to form a memory

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A symbol this that everything is right

The winds of trials and strain have gone at last

Those hidden scars bear marks to lovers’ past

Another dawn now promises delight

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Was it a kiss this gift that came from you

Or just some silly thing that lovers do

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Deborah Brooks 4 years ago from Brownsville,TX

So beautiful my friend..you are such a romantic...and. I love. it...Debbie


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Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

Beautiful and just a little haunting too.


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TToombs08 4 years ago from Somewhere between Heaven and Hell without a road map.

Great poem, Mhatter! Sweet, slightly innocent but hints at more.


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travmaj 4 years ago from australia

Great poem - evokes memory, mood, image...


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ashleeosborn 4 years ago

Beautiful poem. I agree with TToombso8, innocent on the surface, but there's so much more between the lines.


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flashmakeit 4 years ago from usa

Pretty words "Was it a kiss this gift that came from you or just some silly thing that lovers do"


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Mama Kim 8 4 years ago

The last two lines "Was it a kiss this gift that came from you, Or just some silly thing that lovers do" I think they're now my favorite lines of poetry ever! You are such a versatile poet! So funny then romantic then serious... I adore your range ^_^


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rcrumple 4 years ago from Kentucky

Mh -

A feel good without tragedy at the end. You knew I was waiting for it to change! lol

Great job! Enjoyed it, and feel there's more lurking about than meets the eye within!


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kashmir56 4 years ago from Massachusetts

Such a beautifully flowing and written poem ! Well done !

Vote up and more !!!


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teaches12345 4 years ago

It is fascinating to think about the kiss as a symbol. What a play on it you have done here, great job! I wonder where it first came from -- as being a symbol of love? Enjoyed the read.


Valleypoet 4 years ago

What is behind the kiss, or is it simply a kiss, bringing back lucid memories of summer nights...thanks for sharing


Janhorner 4 years ago

Lovely poem about summer love, pleased they still love each at the end!

Jan


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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

So beautiful and so romantic. Summer love nothing like it and best if it lasts forever. Love the video.


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aviannovice 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Bravo again, my friend.


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ImKarn23 4 years ago

Sigh...very lovely..you are a true romantic, M..


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Ann1Az2 4 years ago from Orange, Texas

How romantic. Very well done, again. Voted up.


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KoffeeKlatch Gals 4 years ago from Sunny Florida

What a romantic you are. Beautiful.

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