Nekneeraj has selected this google image to inspire us this week.
The balance was so delicate, they felt themselves gravitate towards each other, each aware of the other, the narrow space between their bodies, so close, yet not touching.
That was the aim………. to be close, but not touch, to appreciate, but not savour, to yearn, but not satisfy, as their hands were otherwise occupied.
She closed her eyes.
His breath was light and fragrant with mouthwash.
She could almost feel his beard tickle her chin, anticipating its softness.
Through half closed lids he watched her. She was so beautiful.
He felt himself drawn to her mouth, just outside his reach.
He could feel her body heat, as she could his, waves of desire and longing mingling with the silence, which was shattered by their laughter as they fell together in a tangled heap.