The Kiss Of Life

The Kiss Of Life

A Poem by Gary McDonald

A simple kiss that changed my life.

Once my lips met her cheek
I did awake, for now I see
that all of life and pain and loss
has left my thought to sole on her
fleeting, though it was divine
my eyes close in frozen time
for if truth be what death denies
then heaven's touch shall be defied.

© 2009 Gary McDonald

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This is a very powerful short poem. Very good.

Posted 1 Year Ago

So small, and SOOO powerful! Excellent!

Posted 1 Year Ago

This is simply expressive and incredibly thoughtful, powerful and moving

Posted 1 Year Ago

Wow I really like this! I think it is powerful and not cheesy or overworked at all. Well done! I can also relate to that feeling and a writing is good when it can reach its readers.

Posted 5 Years Ago

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4 Reviews
Added on December 27, 2009
Last Updated on December 27, 2009
Tags: kiss, cheek, awake, lips, heaven, death, life, divine


Gary McDonald
Gary McDonald

Crawley, West-Sussex, United Kingdom

Do not love for the love of another, nor seek the sights already sought, live for the lives of the many, and your days will in time be taught. Gary I'll be swinging in from time to time, but.. more..