First Kiss

heart beating like a drum

afraid of acting dumb

at my first dance

a chance

of romance

with lips dry

from being shy

she caught my eye

with a coy smile

a promise to comply

when my lips apply

young bliss

I’ll always miss

that first kiss

Author: Dave Stancliff

Retired newspaper editor/publisher, veteran, freelance writer, blogger. Married 44 years. Independent thinker. A sense of humor. Defender of truth. Give my poems, essays and short stories a try. I look forward to meeting you.

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