I Did Not Kiss You Enough by Greg Massey at Spillwords.com

I Did Not Kiss You Enough

I Did Not Kiss You Enough

written by: Greg Massey



There was that one night
I did not kiss you enough.
My only justification is that I was
lost somewhere between your mind
and soul,
that place of both freedom and chains
in which your eyes are the portal.

That one night,
I found peace in the moment,
walking that wilderness inside you;
the rage within me calmed by the
strokes of your fingers and
gentleness of your laughs.
It left me in fury;
a delightful regret.

I did not kiss you enough.
I did not find the creases in your lips
while being distracted by the throbs of
your heart as it beat against mine.
I did not taste what lies beyond your skin;
the aftermath left me aflame.
You set me on fire and now I burn.

You left me at peace.
You left me in turmoil.
If I kissed you for an evening’s duration,
hours would still fall short
if the sun should choose to rise.

I did not kiss you enough that night.

Greg Massey

Greg Massey

JAN/FEB 2020 AUTHOR OF THE MONTH at Spillwords.com
Greg Massey is an American writer and poet who resides on his farm in Olive Branch, Mississippi.
He obtained his B.A. in Liberal Arts from the University of MS and an M.A. in English/Creative Writing from Southern New Hampshire University.
Greg is an English professor at Northwest Community College.
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