Sunday, January 1, 2012


lips asked
if i may kiss your cheek
you leaned in

the tip of my nose
and lips caressing
the smoothness of your face
you moaned into a sigh

every electric light
Christmas bulb
and neon marquis
on Ludlow street glowed
more intensely

as did we

the bell rang

About Alicia Young:

Alicia Young is a poet, pacifist, mortician, actress, musician, medicine woman, mother of twins, and reveler who once again hails from Kentucky bourbon country after a twenty seven year visit to Cincinnati. She has been featured in, as well as contributed to American Funeral Director and American Cemetery Magazines, and the Moronic Ox Literary & Cultural Journal. She is currently plotting a book of short stories and historical poetry.

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