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100WCGU #78: Of Dreams

This week’s prompt caused me to want to go in a variety of directions, such as describing how a child feels when tasting something for the first time, or how a sight-limited person’s sense of taste might be heightened. Instead, I went a more traditional route: describing the dream of a lover. For this week’s 100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups, I offer “Of Dreams:”

Your arms wrap around me and I breathe in your love.

We come together like two halves of the same whole, melting into one another as though we have always been this way.

I’ve missed you so.

I wish you could stay.

You begin to fade away; my dreams of you are never long enough anymore.

I squeeze my eyes tight, trying to keep you with me—trying to stay with you a little longer.

Kisses: lips, eyelids, neck, chest, and beyond.

You whisper in my ear as my tongue explores you:

You: “What does it taste like?”

Me: “Love.”

 

4 Comments

  1. deanabo February 18, 2013 8:23 pm

    This is beautiful!

    • AR Neal February 18, 2013 10:31 pm

      Thank you, Deana!

  2. dughall February 19, 2013 12:10 am

    You say so much in so few words – a real skill!

    • AR Neal February 19, 2013 3:11 am

      Thank you so much!

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