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We were just talking
when my hair fell across my face.
Your fingers twitched-
I caught the motion out of the corner of my eye.

It's just my own natural gesture, to brush it back over my shoulders
but when your hand moved, 
I longed for you to tuck it behind my ear
like you did that day
when I cried--
by the way, thank you for keeping that confidence.

I went on to explain
my hands describing large arcs
as I created a mental picture for you.
You looked into my eyes
and, momentarily, I couldn't remember what we were speaking about.

And then you reached up, and your forefinger was
a feather touch on my pulse.
I knew no one saw,
but I could feel the presence of 27 other diners
and my breath caught in my throat.

You put your hand back in your lap, 
but, like Colin's kiss, 
I still feel your teeth on my collarbone.


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RascallyRabbit RascallyRabbit 31-35, F 10 Responses Jan 21, 2012

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i don't get it! :(

Haha, i just dont get this fetish at all haha. Good story though

oh, it's a good day in the warren ! i'll go see if i can generate some more creative sparks.

*fans self*

Simply just love it..:)

Awwwww, so many of our most powerful moments are captured in such simple gestures.....I LOVED this . Soooo beautiful and real...... ♥

Doesn't make it any less powerful

thanks, you guys. it's not exactly a true situation, but it almost is. With a little help from Sara Teasdale.

simply beautiful, rabbit. Simply . . . beautiful.

Nice. Evocative. I feel the tension.