A First Butterfly-Kiss


My lashes are touching
his smooth, waiting cheek
and I blink, blink, blink, blink –

he looks at me slowly,
the corner of his mouth
turning up in happy bewilderment –

he looks at me
with half-closed eyes,
lifts his cheek and tells me, “again!”

About Amy @ Love and Be Loved

Amy Secrist is a Catholic, a wife, and a mother of four (ages 14, 9, 8, & 6). She prays, teaches & practices yoga, snuggles, reads, writes, walks, and eats chocolate in a small town in Mid-Ohio.

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