Eyes

A Faded Romantic's Notebook

art-by-godfrey-yarek

He knows her eyes from her photographs.

He is lost in them.

In a number of the treasured images they are open and smiling. In others, they are mysterious and brooding. Sometimes they smoulder. In one or two they are soft and vulnerable. These touch him deeply.
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He has no vocabulary to describe the colour – and besides – it is not constant. They are molasses, and coffee, and cinnamon and toasted biscuits and burnt caramel and dark, amber honey.
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They remind him of newly born, shining chestnuts, freshly emerged from their creamy skins.
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Her eyes make him think of gorgeous, golden, gleaming antique wood, of raw opium, and of rich, crafted, leather.
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And of looking deep into her soul while he slowly, tenderly, expertly caresses her perfect body with long, elegant, sensitive fingers.
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© the author writing as Romantic Dominant
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Daily Prompt – JusJoJan the 20th, 2022

Hey there! I’m back with your Daily Prompt. Today is January 20th, so this is the 20th prompt for Just Jot it January 2022, and it’s brought to us by Di. Thanks, Di! Please be sure to visit her blog to read her post and say hello. And follow her while you’re there, if you’re not already.

Your prompt for JusJoJan January 20th, 2022, is “looking.” Use the word “looking” any way you’d like. Have fun!

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Here are the rules:

1. Please be sure to link back to THIS POST for January 20th, 2022.

2. Just Jot It January starts January 1st, but it’s never too late to join in! Here, we run on the honour system; the “jot it” part of JusJoJan means that anything you jot down, anywhere (it…

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