First Kiss

September 5, 2009
By Anonymous

“Come closer” he says. I walk across the front porch moving lingeringly threw the summer night air. I stop to breathe it in. It fills me with an energy that crackles through my body jump-starting my heart. It beats loudly. I feel it in me as it throws itself against my chest. I feel its swelling pulse in my wrists and fingertips. I feel it in the bottom of my stomach.
I lean against the railing facing him but I can’t look at him.
“Closer.” His voice is deep and hoarse. I feel him scrutinizing me. He slides two fingers into a belt loop on either side of my hips and pulls me to him. I laugh and finally look up. He was smiling broadly down at me. He continues staring. Not wanting to be the first to look away but finding the tension unbearable i cannot help but to look down yet again. He unclasps a hand from behind my waist and lifts it to my face. As he did so it shook.

“I guess I’m more nervous than I thought I’d be” he says in that same low voice. He tilts my face towards his. His stare remains unbroken but the smile has vanished and a new intensity has overwhelmed his face. Then slowly, he kisses me.



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on Jun. 10 2011 at 3:42 pm
russianreader BRONZE, Charlotte, Vermont
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Favorite Quote:
"Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best."

Geez! It's so accurate to what it's really like! :) I LOVE IT!

Megi24 SILVER said...
on Apr. 27 2011 at 3:16 pm
Megi24 SILVER, Ridgway, Pennsylvania
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This is awesome! It very accuratly depicts the tension and suspense from a first kiss. The only thing i may suggest is changing it so that the tenses are the same. Keep writing!

on Mar. 28 2011 at 3:51 pm
Haley_Elizabeth GOLD, Wallingford, Vermont
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Favorite Quote:
"Embrace imperfection rather than hide your flaws."

Cutest Story Ever! If you like this comment, you'll continue! 

{Fingers Crossed}


on Mar. 14 2011 at 5:47 am
831onelove GOLD, Woodbridge, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"Love can be like heaven, but it can hurt like hell."

wow..amazing nice job.

on Jan. 29 2011 at 3:03 pm
Volleystar15 GOLD, Wauconda, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"You asked me what was wrong, i smiled and said NOTHING.
Then i turned around and whispered EVERYTHING."

"When i see you smile and know that is not for me, that is when i miss you the most."

its so weird that my first kiss was almost like that!!

on Jan. 7 2011 at 7:39 pm
Peace.Love.Music. PLATINUM, Los Angeles, California
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Favorite Quote:
I love you ?

Don't we all want our first kiss to be like that? I wanted mine to be romantic and special, but I got it behind the dumpsters at school. He gave me a five minute speech first about taking our relationship to the next level. I was like "umm.. I'm 13, so shutup an kiss me?" haha.

on Jan. 7 2011 at 7:37 pm
Peace.Love.Music. PLATINUM, Los Angeles, California
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Favorite Quote:
I love you ?

I feel yah (:

 


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on Jan. 7 2011 at 7:20 pm
LinaTroli GOLD, Montreal, Other
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gosh, if my first kiss was like that...

lol i didnt have an amazing first kiss, but thats a great story!


on Jan. 7 2011 at 2:55 pm
TheContentedWanderer94 GOLD, Tallahassee, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

So sweet! :D Keep writing! I loved the imagery!

on Dec. 16 2010 at 9:44 pm
MangaArtist BRONZE, Espanola, New Mexico
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Favorite Quote:
"All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure." ~ Mark Twain.

wow this is just beautiful! great imagery and stellar emotion!

on Dec. 16 2010 at 4:48 pm
ShannonVictoria BRONZE, Dutch Haror, Alaska
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Favorite Quote:
"Love takes time. Don't keep asking random people to go out with you. If you wait, God will send the right person to you. But if you don't, then you may never find the one you're destend to be with." -Shannon McConnell

Awh! :) I wish my first kiss happened sorta like that. :)

on Nov. 24 2010 at 7:19 pm
Nice! I wish my first kiss was like this. Instead, it was with some slime ball that lied behind my back, and broke my heart. But good job!

iswim said...
on Nov. 24 2010 at 2:38 pm
iswim, Cave Creek, Arizona
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Awww this is so cute! i hope my first kiss is like this(:

on Nov. 2 2010 at 10:59 pm
believeinmexoxo GOLD, Brewster, New York
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Favorite Quote:
If you love something let it go and if it comes back to you, it’s yours forever- Anonymous

i hope my first kiss is with a sweet boy like that! good job on this, by the way :)

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on Nov. 2 2010 at 3:34 pm
FunFace GOLD, Washington, District Of Columbia
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Favorite Quote:
"Z is for zed which is for fred which is for harry potter which is for couldron, DUH" -My friend and I

aww this is so cute i love how he is nervouse as well.  i think that you could cut some of the "i" s  but its really good.

 

Would you mind comenting on some of my work if you have time :)


on Nov. 2 2010 at 8:54 am
stephie95 PLATINUM, Tripoli, Other
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very simple detailed and cute!! nice !! can u please check my work ...

on Oct. 11 2010 at 11:41 am
amlee1212 BRONZE, Spotsylvania, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"I'll love you forever or find something better..."

This article has great detail of the kiss. It is pure magic. Excellent imagery. I am just in awe at this piece.

on Aug. 28 2010 at 7:30 pm
torilynn400 GOLD, Poughkeepsie, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"The only thing we have to fear, is fear itself."
-President Franklin Delano Roosevelt

I can only hope my first kiss is that sweet. :) Very well written. Great detail :)

on Aug. 6 2010 at 11:10 pm
HippieNamedAnna PLATINUM, Kansas City, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
Let It Be-The Beatles
Music is the only thing that makes sense any more-Me
Make love, not war-a bunch of people
Roses are red, Violets are blue, I have five fingers, The middle one's for you-Me :)

i havent had my first kiss yet. i hope it turns out like this!!! <3

on Aug. 6 2010 at 8:44 pm
CJbutterfly SILVER, Chattahoochee, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
\"Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game\"

my first kiss was crazy! i was horrible lol


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