Get Your Premium Membership

spinning

Poet's Notes
(Show)

Become a Premium Member and post notes and photos about your poem like Anais vionet.


Hasn't everyone played "spin the bottle" at least once?


 

When it stopped and I saw the target, a handsome 16 year old, part of me wanted to jump up and run. This party wasn’t with my usual friends - except my BFF Kim was there. These kids were 15 and maybe 16. I had just turned 14. We had been invited by an older girl-friend. I couldn’t have been more nervous - the party had turned just short of terrifying - but there’s no way on God’s earth that I could chicken out. John and I shuffled towards each other on our knees. He’s taller and as we drew together he bent toward me and I looked up - our lips touched, I felt his warm breath - WOW, his lips were soft.. I had to force myself not to pull back - my heart was pounding with the fear of embarrassment - what if he stopped - like, YUCK, and declared the whole idea an impossibly silly joke?? He didn’t - after a second I felt his strong left hand gently on the back of my head and he slightly rotated my head to the right and - OH, YEAH - we were able to draw deeper into the kiss (I’d seen that in MOVES - now I understood). His lips were so smooth, slightly slippery and warm - I was breathing WAY deeper then and felt a twining in interesting places. His right hand pressed my lower back and he fetched me closer and, boy, we REALLY fit - I felt my breasts pressed to his chest - I wasn't sure what to do with my hands - they were sort of out to the side. His tongue fleetingly touched my lips and the tickle was electric. My lips parted a little - he drew me even closer - his tongue playfully connected with mine and I seemed to short circuit - I drew in breath sharply, through my nose - which sounded enormously loud to me. WOAH, this was getting intense, I put my palms to his shoulders - should I push away?? “Time!,” the girl timing the kiss called. We stopped actively kissing and he started easing off the pressure holding us together - I leaned back on his hands a bit as I searched for balance. Our kiss-seal broke and I gasped a little, which fortunately, sounded like a laugh and everyone laughed as we pulled apart. I glanced at his face and he was smiling warmly - I blushed explosively and looked down. I put my right hand on my skirt as I scooched back in place and someone placed the bottle back on the center of the circle. I was still looking down because I could tell my face was beet-red but my eyes found Kim, I smiled and give her a telepathic holy-COW. My first REAL kiss. I left the circle before someone could spin me. There's no way that I was going to do that again.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2020




Post Comments

Poetrysoup is an environment of encouragement and growth so only provide specific positive comments that indicate what you appreciate about the poem.

Please Login to post a comment

Date: 11/13/2020 6:14:00 AM
Wow, you describe this well, the emotions of this monumental moment in time. It leaves my mind wandering, what ever happened to John, and was there ever a second kiss. I wrote a poem about 6 months ago called "First Kiss" but it is much more abstract than yours. Nicely written my friend. John
Login to Reply
vionet Avatar
Anais vionet
Date: 11/13/2020 11:38:00 AM
No, there was never a second kiss, he had a girlfriend (yes, she was playing too) and I'm betting he wasn't that impressed =] Yeah, this was a bit different than my usual pieces - I wasn't sure if I should post it. That maybe it was to long, to "romancy" or even that it might offend someone. I'm glad you liked it. =] Thanks for the comment - have a great weekend!