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After the Movies

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After the Movies

After the Movies
Valentine’s Day Night 1959

Curiously with a
slant of his face
my chin turned up
and then the embrace.

A teenaged kiss in
in his best friend’s car
while Johnny Mathis sang,
“Chances Are”

So close, so close 
as I nuzzled his cheek
he whispered “I love you” 
can we do this next week?

©Kathryn McLoughlin Collins
February 12, 2012

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  1. Date: 4/28/2013 4:40:00 AM
    Those were the days, dear Kathy, fond (though not always) memories... love, Terry

  1. Date: 3/30/2013 4:36:00 PM
    Kathryn, this endures a good flowing verse, enjoyed your poem. Many Blessings with your Featured Poem of the week. By the way no matter my blue color or tune I am always here, spreading the colorful cheer.....Happy Easter!" xox~ LINDA

  1. Date: 3/25/2013 4:26:00 PM
    Congrats Kathryn on this nostalgic, romantic memory jarrer being featured.Two weeks after the plane crash but for a few more years, the music remained fabulous. My fav JM song was "The Twelfth of Never."

  1. Date: 3/25/2013 8:01:00 AM
    Brings back memories. I played the Johnny Mathis show many years ago. I can still hear the style. This one ages you, dear kathryn. Congrats on the selection. Love, daver

  1. Date: 6/5/2012 2:24:00 PM
    This is so SWEET!!! and so well worded. You capture the flutter of teenage romance so beautifully... Luv, Keith :)

  1. Date: 4/7/2012 7:40:00 PM
    Wonderful memory to treasure always. Your poem is very sweet.

  1. Date: 2/12/2012 9:31:00 AM
    cute poem. Enjoyed! hugs, Catie :)

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    Date: 2/12/2012 9:34:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Catie. Cars, the great beginnings of exploration. Those were the days. love, Kathy