Momento Habanero
Language: English 
Momento Habanero
Havana Hour

I touch your hand --
And then I go.
I kiss your lips --
And then I go.
You will forget,
I will forget,
And only time will know
You touched my hand,
I kissed your lips --
How swift sweet moments go.

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Confirmed with Langston Hughes, by W. Jason Miller, Reaktion Books, 2020.


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This text was added to the website: 2021-01-20
Line count: 12
Word count: 44