Kiss, kiss me gently Said the Crow To the melancholic woman Caressing its feathers. Kiss, kiss me sweetly Said the Crow As her soft lips grazed Its lowered head. Kiss, kiss me, for I am yours. Kiss, kiss me, for I am yours. Kiss, kiss me into immortality Said the Crow And the woman’s slender fingers Slowly tightened around its neck.
Julieta Corpus became infatuated with the printed word at an early age, devouring everything from Donald Duck comics to graphically violent news-magazines like Alarma! She arrived in the Rio Grande Valley from Rio Bravo, Tamaulipas in 1978. She has been published in various anthologies.