byte marks.

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why do I still wish for this kiss?
I can’t resist
even after its teeth
have sunk, twisted, ripped

I know I cannot trust its lips

the cork pops, I wince
deep, red drips spill, and yet
I don’t flinch
why do I still insist on staying?

oh, such a kiss this is…

© Rylan Skelly, March 2020

Photo by Rodolfo Clix from Pexels

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