Bits & Bones
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Bits & Bones

First Kiss’s Loose Lips

from SHS.

Photo by Anne Nygård on Unsplash, edited by Slaidey Valheim.

First kiss:
Stolen, not given.

So quick between words
lips barely touched
or breath lost.

Eyes left blinking in the dark
fingers poking out the fringe of a handbag
missing a coin purse,
and a hooded man hustling in the other direction.

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