Rachel Nichols


A Kiss


Two worlds collide
Lips touch lips
Heat dissipates the chill
Stars appear
Sparks fly
The earth disappears
Time stands still

Submitted: Sunday, November 17, 2013
Edited: Friday, December 20, 2013

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  • Gold Star - 6,663 Points Amitava Sur (9/23/2014 6:31:00 AM)

    Beautiful expression of a loving kiss, being lost keeping the time frozen.... enjoyed a lot (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 9,695 Points Heather Wilkins (9/21/2014 3:48:00 PM)

    a perfect kiss in a short and sweet poem nice (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 37,706 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (9/6/2014 11:31:00 PM)

    Lost in love....purified.........away from the grip of time..stillness everywhere (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,838 Points Khalida Bano Ali (8/31/2014 3:24:00 AM)

    An attractive and nice poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 59 Points PERSIAN NIGHTINGALE (7/23/2014 1:11:00 PM)

    stunning piece, well done (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 16 Points Vivek Mishra (7/3/2014 1:56:00 PM)

    Nice, short and precise, two perfect lines (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,663 Points Amitava Sur (6/25/2014 12:50:00 AM)

    WOW so wonderfully written, Rachel - Kudos to you. They are so specific, I can say BOD AND BEAUTIFUL. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,155 Points Khairul Ahsan (6/24/2014 10:36:00 PM)

    Oh, how wonderfully you have described a kiss! Short, but simply superb!
    Your every line describes the feelings and passion so truthfully!
    The last two lines are truly hypnotic. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,935 Points Ken E Hall (6/10/2014 6:49:00 AM)

    and love begins a kiss not to miss...boooom...explosively great...regards (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 170 Points Vidyut Chakraborty (5/28/2014 1:04:00 PM)

    Kiss in English is what your poem is. In Sanskrit it is CHOOMBON means Magnetised. You really magnetised. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 21,309 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (5/14/2014 2:50:00 AM)

    small is beautiful in this poem also. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 674 Points Giorgio Veneto (5/3/2014 4:35:00 PM)

    Yes, it stands still. Beautiful small poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Hannah Kelly (5/2/2014 10:02:00 AM)

    Beautifully written! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 5 Points Dea Dear (4/27/2014 3:45:00 PM)

    i would like to send you these lines of my poetry as a gift from north of iraq to you, , , , , , , , i know i am not your poet, , , , as not yours this line, , , , , , let your lips be yours, , , , but their kisses mine, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 21,309 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (4/27/2014 4:29:00 AM)

    emotion of love wonderfully described in the poem and interesting as such. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,414 Points Herbert Guitang (4/24/2014 10:16:00 PM)

    Wonderful. You are such a good poet.



    Please read some of my poems (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,390 Points Bill Cantrell (4/7/2014 2:48:00 PM)

    You have described this emotion so well in your poetry, Time must submit its power to this golden moment. So very well written, my fellow poet. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 22,434 Points Akhtar Jawad (4/3/2014 10:15:00 PM)

    You the popular most from States, you once again reminded me of Shakespeare. The greatest joy-To kiss a miss, the greatest sorrow-To miss a kiss. such a poem in only seven lines! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 7,928 Points Daniel Brick (4/1/2014 1:54:00 AM)

    A wonderful poem about a wonderful human custom! I remember the comic strip BLOOM COUNTY, the one with the delightful Penguin Opus, had a chorus of animals who could not comprehend humans kissing. They called it LIP MASHING! Poor fools, they didn't know what they were missing - as you show in your poem - Emotional Fireworks! I recently wrote a Love Poem with a central kiss. It goes: GRADUALLY OUR LIPS PARTED REVEALING TWO SMILES... AND IT WAS AS IF MOONLIGHT POURED INTO THE CAR AND COVERED US IN ITS PERFECT GLOW. More Emotional Fireworks! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 52 Points Erika Wingo (3/30/2014 11:57:00 PM)

    This piece has so much brilliance packed into these few lines. Simple and astounding all at once! (Report) Reply

    Gold Star - 6,155 Points Khairul Ahsan (6/24/2014 11:47:00 AM)

    Well said, Erika!

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