Father kissing his Child Alice Walkers Garden

Especially for our daughters
and their families in Nigeria

Never Pass Up An Opportunity To Kiss

©2014 by Alice Walker

Never pass up

an opportunity

to kiss:

the world has ended

& begun again

many times

before;

if we are to believe

the African Bible*

transcribed for

our frightened era

by Credo Mutwa.

Three deep bows.

Yes, never pass up

an opportunity

to kiss -

to say I love you!

to every leaf, flower

bug

or warlock

that catches your

fancy and/or your heart.

 

Never pass up

an opportunity

to kiss:

that sweet futile

but delectable

attempt

to touch &

to experience

the
most secret

Consciousness

of a Being

you may never

know.

 

*Ndaaba, My Children, by Credo Mutwa

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