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First Kiss

Cecilia stood with him as my eyes filled with envied rage 
I had asked her to be mine at prom but was second to the stage
She dazzled the ballroom as bated breaths of onlookers viewed
Her figure in white satin caused all to experience an exclamatory mood
Bleach white with stream- lined sleekness adorning Long lacy sleeves
 Pinkish mother of pearl fasteners from shoulder to fingers weaved
Each aligned like little glistening sparklers- beautiful yet Godly conceived
Hair fashioned as a cascading water fall full of auburn red curls
Turning to mist at her lower waist causing my dreamful rage to be placed in whorls
Spinning more spinning- my world out of control
Oh how I wanted her long moments ago
A plucked rose of red love pined to her heart side breast
Gave me notice as I knew I could not rest
Like a lion on the prowl- to the dance floor I stalked
To dance with my dream girl whose heart I would shock
Tapping aspersion the shoulder of the man whom I gave envy and hate
Excuse me please sir-may I cut in on your lovely date
Softly spoken “We’ve got tonight” I whispered in her ear
Drawing her ever the closer- Oh my dear
Seger’s words audibled sweetly around the dance hall loomed
No longer the wait-I vowed boldly and calm 
No longer to hesitate- aroused by her flowery balm
My lips to hers pressed- for she did not resist
Thus it was the moment of our very first kiss

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  1. Date: 11/21/2012 8:38:00 PM
    Mark,, Stopping by to greet you and every other soup poet, with a special thank you comment, during this wonderful Thanksgiving season. Hope you do not mind the time I am taking to express my sincere appreciation for any support you have offered during the years, or time you have been here on the soup. I am deeply thankful and extend to you my best wishes for a happy and healthy Poetic Magical Thanksgiving Day. *Always & Forever, the Poet Destroyer; -*

  1. Date: 8/20/2012 6:17:00 AM
    Sweet memories of a first kiss Mark , lovely written. I am glad you still remember it - oxox love // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 7:39:00 AM
    WOWSERS! What a lovely poem with such a lovely and fitting ending! Great job Mark! Well written with just the right amount of emotion. That happened to me once... she wound up being my first wife! Great... cheers, Jack

  1. Date: 8/16/2012 3:58:00 PM
    This is so romantic, I love the way you describe her so vividly as if it were just yesterday, wow! This is a winner in my rose pedaled journal my dear, thank you for sharing such memories, I hope you married her, hugs vie

  1. Date: 8/16/2012 10:15:00 AM
    Thank you for sharing your poetry today Mark. It was a pleasure to read and I hope to be back soon to read more. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/15/2012 10:48:00 PM
    Beautiful Mark......love it..:-) Thank you for sharing * Goodnight~ PD

  1. Date: 8/15/2012 1:53:00 PM
    Mark I love this, persistence pays off...David

    Goodson Avatar Mark Goodson
    Date: 8/15/2012 2:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks David! I was writing this for the First Kiss contest, but I couldn't express myself according to the contest's rules. So I simply did my thing with the contest's inspiration.