Bumping of noses, clash of teeth, hard press of unsuspecting, stiff lips. They both had moved at the same time, not imagining the other would do the same.
They parted at once like burned; silent and surprised looking at each other for several moments. Then delighted, heartfelt laughter.
The second kiss was better, they both were prepared now. But it still was hesitantly testing and a little awkward.
For the third kiss he took the others face in his hands tenderly directing the head to his liking and the other slang his arms around his waist drawing their bodies into tight contact. Fireworks inside and out! Well, it was New Year’s Eve. That was to be expected, wasn’t it?