The Poet Community

Kiss Off | A Poem by Russ Cope

She gave me the kiss off,
a fine pucker of not yet.

She gave me the kiss off,
puffed lips that couldn’t stop
spreading half-truth.

She gave me the kiss off,
the story was over, and I
moved on like a White
Snake song triumphant.


The Poet Community is completely reader supported, please help me keep it going.

Have you read Guy Farmer's social justice poetry book now available on Amazon?

Read poems by Guy Farmer on this site.