Small Passion

Sitting in the sun
On an unnaturally warm
February day,
Your eyes close as
Soft hands brush the hair from your face
And cool, dry lips kiss your eyelids and cheeks.
Open your eyes
And smile secretively at the passerby
Who donít understand
Your passion and enjoyment of the breeze.

Rae Douglass
UNCC
2-6-99


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