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Joseph O. Legaspi

The Kisser’s Handbook (The Sensitive Male Chapter) Awkward and dry is love. A moist kiss simmers as cherry pie. A peck reddens into poppy. Several feed like birds in your hands. The first kiss carries history. The customary roses, a bouquet received by two. On the right side of her mouth, she is your mother.… Continue reading Joseph O. Legaspi

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Joseph O. Legaspi

When she’s sucking your lips as if through a straw she wants you in her. Never quite touching, lips bridged by warm clouds of breath, speak in recitation: Because I am the ocean in which she cannot swim, my lover turned into the sea, Or, cradle her in the cushions of your lips and let… Continue reading Joseph O. Legaspi

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