A Kiss in Your Pocket: Zeal (#AtoZChallenge #LovePoetry)

Zeal

I’ll never tire
of hearing you say it—each
morning, knowing you’re mine

2019© Nortina Simmons

A Kiss in Your Pocket: Yes (#AtoZChallenge #LovePoetry)

Yes

You had your answer
before you dropped to one knee,
flashed the ring, asked the question

2019© Nortina Simmons

A Kiss in Your Pocket: Virgo (#AtoZChallenge #LovePoetry)

Virgo

You’re so beautiful
in the moonlight—the stars and
constellations can’t compare

2019© Nortina Simmons

A Kiss in Your Pocket: Unconditional (#AtoZChallenge #LovePoetry)

Unconditional

At night, while you sleep,
I count stars to measure my
love for you—I’m still counting

2019© Nortina Simmons

A Kiss in Your Pocket: Rain (#AtoZChallenge #LovePoetry)

Rain

Come outside—in the
rain, the gusty wind—get your
hair wet, and I’ll quench your lips

2019© Nortina Simmons

A Kiss in Your Pocket: Quench (#AtoZChallenge #LovePoetry)

Quench

Thirsty days without
your lips on mine—torrential
downpour, but my mouth is dry

2019© Nortina Simmons

A Kiss in Your Pocket: Naked (#AtoZChallenge #LovePoetry)

Naked

Take off your clothes, I
want to know each part of you,
starting with your neck . . . lower

2019© Nortina Simmons

A Kiss in Your Pocket: Married (#AtoZChallenge #LovePoetry)

Married

First time making love
as man and wife—can’t help but
feel like a virgin again

2019© Nortina Simmons

A Kiss in Your Pocket: Joy (#AtoZChallenge #LovePoetry)

Joy

Don’t ever stop. You
consume my waking thoughts—and
when I sleep, you are my dream

2019© Nortina Simmons

A Kiss in Your Pocket: Imagine (#AtoZChallenge #LovePoetry)

Imagine

Long day from work—you,
dozing off in my lap, me
massaging oil in your hair

2019© Nortina Simmons