Teodoro Luna's Two Kisses
by Alberto Rios
Mr. Teodoro Luna in his later years had take to kissing
Not so much with his lips as with his brows.
This is not to say he put his forehead
Against her mouth -
Rather, he would lift his eyebrows, once, quickly:
Not so vigorously he might be confused with the villian
Famous in the theaters, but not so little as to be thought
A slight movement, one of accident. This way
He kissed her
Often and quietly, across tables and through doorways,
Sometimes in photographs, and so through the years themselves.
This was his passion, that only she might see. The chance
He might feel some movement on her lips
(My favorite poem, hope you enjoy it, too! V.)