Shahla Latifi

My Lips

 

 

My lips reveal a love

Like the taste of a green apple-sour and refreshing,

Reveals the true nature of love

 

When unwanted words

Wounded and unsmooth exit from my lips

Reveal the naked truth

 

 

My lips become alive

Whenever I talk to you

Like colored grapes in the summer

Like a kiss of wind on my shoulder

 

Under the new moon

When the delicate petals sway lightly on my feet

When a happy shout cracks the bell of my conscious mind

A bare dream

A hidden secret

A happy thought

Run across my lips

 

Shahla Latifi

September 15th, 2018

Comments1

  • rrodriguez

    I looked at your lips and I agree with your poem... great write. I love to read what you write.

    • Shahla Latifi

      Dear Rodriguez,
      Thank you for making me feel appreciated.



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