the aftertaste

would I scare you off if I told you
I miss the bitter aftertaste
of your saccharine kisses
for it reminds me always to savor
the sweet sugary layer
while it lasts

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written for maypoeticwings 24/31, “saccharine kisses”

maypoeticwings is a Twitter poetry challenge hosted by @PoetessBecca and @BelezaAngel

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