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I remember a girl

30 Dec

arcadia-loui-jover

I remember a girl

She was beautiful.

She had that look I wanted to capture somewhere in my memory and keep safe. To bring to mind when the world is dark and against me. When I need to believe in something wonderful and pure.

I remember a girl

She was beautiful

She had eyes to become lost in, cheekbones like sculpture, and a mouth that would be beyond paradise to kiss. Her hair shone lustrous and liquid. When she threw it back over her elegant, naked shoulders I caught my breath.

I remember a girl

She was beautiful

She smiled at me as she danced. She was sensual and sexy, yet shy and uncertain. She moved with untutored natural grace, her body riding the rhythm. A paradise of curve and line.

I remember a girl

She was beautiful

But nowhere near

as lovely

as you.

.

.

© the author writing as Romantic Dominant

Art by Loui Jover

 
16 Comments

Posted by on December 30, 2015 in Poetry, Still Life

 

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16 responses to “I remember a girl

  1. sirensong1208

    December 30, 2015 at 7:22 pm

    This is stunning. Smiles…

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  2. justagirllost2

    December 30, 2015 at 7:25 pm

    This is truly exquisite 🍃🌺

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  3. Leslie Meeks

    December 30, 2015 at 7:26 pm

    Stunningly beautiful to read and especially listen too. You capture everything so perfect in your words and voice.

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  4. Carisa Adrienne

    December 30, 2015 at 8:28 pm

    This makes me heart flutter… Gorgeous!

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  5. Mina Monae

    December 30, 2015 at 10:32 pm

    Beautiful post, great read
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    http://www.minamonaeblog.wordpress.com/

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  6. CuteFaceAI

    December 31, 2015 at 6:43 pm

    Lovely words. I’m saving listening to you for later tonight, when I can indulge, surrounded by peace and quiet… I wish you the best of all good things for New Year 2016 when it comes around.

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  7. Samanthamj

    January 8, 2016 at 12:32 am

    Beautiful and moving… Another who likes to reminisce…
    The last line threw me a little, though. I like it, but I’m inclined to not want to believe it… Almost as if it was blurted out when a current lover asks about an old love… and well, of course one is compelled to say “they don’t compare to you, baby”… 😉 Then again, I may just have trust issues. lol

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