She stripped off her clothes, stepping out of her black ******* last lowering herself into that pool of steaming water I watched her with stifled hunger
"This is it. This is everything, isn’t it." It wasn’t a question I was asking as the rain crashed down around us through the half open roof
She stretched her arms out and shook her head, silent, grinning at me from across the bath
"**** those tiny dagger teeth, so far from my bones"
I threw her an invitation to destroy me but she was too comfortable way over there and she knew better after all this time than to interrupt my romantic ******* I could really get carried away on the feeling as if some insidious little moth crept in and started pounding against my rib cage, against the backs of my eyes taking me to some other place, as some other creature
"You know, you know.. Just drown me in here, like a rat stuck in a sewer pipe, fat and useless and happy! I’m drunk and hazy on this lust."
I could see her chest heave as if the air was suddenly too thick to swallow
"What I know is that you’re ******, you’re ****** and so I’m ******"
and she was right but it was too late her words faltered and faded off halfway across the ocean between us sailboats of wisdom lost at sea with sailors throwing themselves overboard
I was gone by then, living a thousand daydreams as scenes unfolded where no one could see as the rain stung my face
Her eyes were wide and she was searching the stars for me but I was already tucked away inside her mystery