Ten Second Kiss


  • Wisdom

    Ten Second Kiss

    Can you please count up to ten?

    And do it somewhat slow,

    It must last ten full seconds

    Just so that you will know-


    Some fighter’s hopes just bit the dust,

    As his nemesis has won;

    If you can count down backwards,

    A space trip has begun.


    Sometimes when triggered anger

    Seeks a coup d’etat o’er peace,

    Ten precious seconds of delay

    My provide you a new lease.


    The child that’s it for hide-and-seek,

    Allows all her friends head start,

    For the hiding of the body

    And the seeking of the heart.


    Two lovers come back into view

    After hours spent wherever;

    Some quick peck simply will not do

    To reconnect them back together.


    It really takes ten seconds-

    Some soft sliding, moistened kiss;

    So count real slow and close your eyes,

    As you breathe in coupled bliss.

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    HIP13044b commented on Ten Second Kiss


    The next time I'm with my girl, I will certainly take your advice on that last one.



    Easy does it. And enjoy. Harv

    carynontherhine commented on Ten Second Kiss


    How adorable! I love it and enjoyed this so. It is just so lighthearted and the ten second is so cute and very true. It would take about that to really feel one's tender and soft kiss. Yes, so true. Anything under that would be a peck and not a long lasting show of deep affection, Hugz



    Yes, and you can add to that a 30 second hug since that is important, too. Make time for the 30 minute conversation, and there is more, I'm sure. Harv



    So then you are just going to leave me with my imagination to soar? Might you write a sequel to this someday? Hugz

    Tempestlady commented on Ten Second Kiss


    It is a method i have attempted to use for my temper and tone for many years. Wonderful poem, thanks for sharing and write on.....



    You are welcome, and thanks for reading. Harv

    Mareann commented on Ten Second Kiss


    Very sound advice I might add.... Why rush a good thing.... We don't experience enough good things in life as it is!



    The OCDs will all count, 1 one thousand, 2 one thousand, 3 one thousand, . . . . the rest of us will just hang out, hangin' on for awhile. LOL HArv

    If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.

    Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) American poet.

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