Welcome to the kissing library!
Since 2015, we've been gathering small groups of friends, family and strangers to share their meaningful kisses. Connecting us to joy and sorrow, each kissing story offers a portal into a unique life. From missed kisses to ones we long to revisit, these kissing stories explore family, friendship, romance, identity, politics and good old-fashioned fantasy.
Listen and read the selection of stories below, and check back regularly for more.
"We were in 6th grade and we were walking home from school.
I remember walking beside him, walking down a sidewalk, and
he turned and kissed me.
And I socked him."
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what was your first kiss?
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A passionate kiss in a famous Almodovar film enlightens Emilio.
Nick recalls a kiss that was almost too good to be true.
Longtime married couple Nick and Almuth share the beauty of mundanity. Read the full story.