A Poem by Desert Knave

For Day 4 of National Poetry Month


Don't mistake

my hesitance

for reluctance...

I simply want

to stare into

those eyes

for a few

seconds more

before I


to your kiss.

© 2017 Desert Knave

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Ahhh! The breath between a kiss, so enticing, so sweet, worth the lingering and longing.

Posted 4 Months Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

The build up of emotion and romantically charged energy right before a kiss....YES...you captured it. I guess you are writing for National Poetry Month again. I should have guessed! Lydi**

Posted 6 Months Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Desert Knave

6 Months Ago

Thanks, Lydi** ! Yes, I was writing for National Poetry Month, but probably will not try to go 30 fo.. read more

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Added on April 5, 2017
Last Updated on April 5, 2017


Desert Knave
Desert Knave

Phoenix, AZ

I am in my mid-50's, a manic-depressive, seldom impressive, often recessive poet who loves the ocean, rain, the desert, and playing with rhyme. I am a native Arizonan, a Virgo, and a hair metal fan an.. more..