Soap Opera Kisses

June 10, 2022

I spent my whole life thinking

The morning time kisses people shared in

Soap operas

Were fake. That soap opera romance

Wasn’t real because of

Morning breath and

Sleep, but they

Are real.

And people in love really do

Kiss right when they wake up.


M.M. Cochran is a YA writer and author of Between the Ocean and the Stars (summer 2022). With an educational background in English and creative writing, she has worked in the journalism industry, as well as the agenting and publishing industry, and she is currently a freelance book editor for her service, Elegant Editing. Now pursuing a career in publishing and becoming a full-time novelist, she spends most of her time editing and writing in her novels. Meanwhile, you can find M.M. collecting coffee mugs or slipping into an oversized sweater, wishing for a white winter.

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