I want to kiss you.

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on Sep 26, 2011
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Why do I long for another turn of time?

Why do I want the clock to go faster when my life depends on holding back the hands?

Why? I want to kiss you.

Kiss me with the hollow of your mouth, the indentation of desire. Kiss me with the pulled-apart open space, demolition of propriety, rebuilding of a place of worship among an upright people.

…My mouth on yours forms words I do not know.

~ Sappho, Winterson’s “Art and Lies”


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4 Responses to “I want to kiss you.”

  1. I love this so much. I may break out my paints tomorrow & do it up right. What a perfect thing to read before going to sleep! Mwuah!

  2. […] escape route from awkward situations, my ticket to unlimited five minute breaks at work. Like the kiss of a passionate lover, they were the first thing my lips touched in the morning and the last thing […]

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