Chickening Out

February 21, 2018
By thewritinggirl GOLD, Oconomowoc , Wisconsin
thewritinggirl GOLD, Oconomowoc , Wisconsin
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I glance up and eyes meet.
Smiles soften, heartbeats quicken.
He pulls me in, nose to nose,
hand on my cheek…I lurch
and soft and skittish giggles escape.
So he settles for kissing my cheek.


The author's comments:

This is written in a Korean poetic form called Sijo.


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