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First Kiss This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

By nanners98, Brentwood, CA

It was dark
I scaled the walls
Feeling them with shaking hands
Laughter was heard from outside the door
Probably my friends messing around
Unaware of my absence
I'm conscious of hands on my sides
He said he wanted to talk
What an odd way to start a conversation.

I could see the outline of his face through the dim light
Knowing that behind the shadows
Were the coffee eyes I melted in every day
I could feel them pulling through the haze
Slowly closing as he pulled my waist to his
And then soft hands on my cheeks
Pressure on my lips
Hello foreign tongue,
Nice weather today

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4 comment(s)
haha very good, cute poem. I loved it. :) <3
Oct. 30, 2013 at 6:48 PM • Report
Well done. That one really hit home for me because I'd probably be thinking the same thing! :) I say it again, well done.
Oct. 30, 2013 at 3:51 PM • Report
I l♥ve this! You tell such a beautiful story through poetry! She's still so confused and yet she's met a right of passage and she's scared, and wow! I wish I had time to say more but...Yeah!
Oct. 30, 2013 at 2:00 PM • Report
Wow... I think that was really nice to read. Good Job :)
Oct. 30, 2013 at 9:04 AM • Report