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*in The Afterglow, A Couple Sleeps

Rating: 2.9

Sunlight through the slanted shutters
Lay stripes across her breasts,
Bars across the sheets,
Precise angular lines of shadow
When they leave the window,
But somewhere between
There and her body
The stripes become fluid
As the light itself,
Snuggling her smooth skin

As a see-through slip,
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Shashendra Amalshan 14 August 2009

wowwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww This is so very passionate indeed.. lovely to read.. very visual..you painted the scene well.. this is sweet and lovely, I am kinda lost for words after reading this one.... nice.. with lots of lovesss shan

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Susan Jarvis 09 August 2009

This awesome arrangement of carefully selected words conjures and almost photographic image before the reader's eyes - a beautiful and sensual image. And then there's those two closing lines, which somehow manage to touch the heart with a message deeper than the visual experience. I love it! S :)

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tom mc quade 31 July 2009

...lovely..lovely..lovely...such a convincing gentle depiction.. :)

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