a kiss lacking Appreciation is the most subtle display of arrogance with the most potent repercussions.
it’s happened to me on several occasions and yet, i never learn.
time and time again i kiss goodbye on the pretenses that tomorrow we will surely meet again.
i kiss goodbye without considering the lips which belong to the one who is so dear to me in that moment;
as though i am guaranteed to experience their softness again tomorrow.
then, tomorrow comes and Nature reveals Her plan;
which is different than the one i had devised,
and i am left standing there like a fool.
with only the memory of a final haphazard kiss to tie to the beautiful memory i have of someone.
it’s a self inflicted tragedy in its own right and
for the sake of my dignity,
of my intellect,
such behavior must be discontinued.
from now on, i will kiss goodbye like it’s the last time, every time.
Fan art on display at the David Bowie Is exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum in New York.