Kisses Hello

Kisses Hello

A Poem by Abigale LeCavalier

Kisses Hello


“It’s nice to meet you!”


I haven’t heard that in a while,

shaking hands

in public places.


A kiss?

Maybe two.


Stubble feels like sandpaper

ripped across the lips,

it’s better to aim for the mouth,

unless rude.


A feather floats into my purse,

like magic,

like me;

not “magical”

but magic just the same.


And I can float on air

without wings,

it only takes a thought

or a “nice weather we’re having!”

from a passer by.


No kisses hello for them,

just a courteous nod.


And the conversation continues

mirrored in the eyes

of, what’s his face.


I think his name was Milford.


And now I have enough feathers

to fill a pillow,

“it’s nice to meet you too!”

I say,

with a little blood in my mouth.

© 2010 Abigale LeCavalier

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Added on April 5, 2010
Last Updated on April 6, 2010
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