Of Scars in Sotto Voce

kissing

She asked about his scars, the few that were visible
As she drew her fingers along his arms and wrist
He told her a story of one with no perceptible trace
Speaking in a low voice drew her closer to his face
Expressly halting within an inch of being kissed
Inquiring if it was permissible

~Just L (July 2, 2016)

Published in the August 2016 Blender of Love Digest.

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