I have been on a journey to explore my writing seriously since the end of 2009. I take huge steps forward in believing in my work and then stumble back from insecurity. I may jump into the fire, but you cannot take your dreams to fulfillment if you don't take risks. So here is my "risk" of the moment. This is my fearless
Breathing Life With the Fingertips
Hands take a slow journey across the skin,
a feathery caress of sensual awakening
breathing in life with the fingertips,
eliciting a response in their exploration.
Hearts beat faster as the touch
The tension of life slipping away
replaced by the tension of desire.
Hands sensitive as they touch palm to palm,
feeling arousal’s heat warming them.
Lying heartbeat to heartbeat
desire builds yet waits, reveling in anticipation.
No longer able to hold passion at bay
bodies join in a lover’s communion,
giving and taking pleasure in a dance
of erotic consummation .
©Susie Clevenger 2011