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Paris

01 Feb

 

Winter in England

afternoon giving way

to evening

filling the windows

of this ancient room

with darkness.

 

Yet for this moment

I am not here.

 

I am playing scratchy

smoky

sensual

haunting

French jazz

on my turntable.

 

I can almost smell

the Gauloises

and the Chanel.

 

I can almost hear

Pigalle

bursting with life

outside my window.

 

I can almost imagine

you and I

somehow both

transported

to a Paris summer.

 

I am sprawled

loose limbed and easy

in an old leather chair

drinking wine.

 

And you are dancing

and shedding clothes

and blowing me kisses

while I

smiling

enchanted

enraptured

adoring

applaud.

.

.

© the author writing as Romantic Dominant

Art by Hamish Blakely

 
10 Comments

Posted by on February 1, 2019 in Poetry, Still Life

 

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10 responses to “Paris

  1. gracefulphrase

    February 1, 2019 at 7:50 pm

    The imagery is stunning, I’m whisked away.

    Liked by 1 person

     
  2. patti o'malley (@OzoneparkPatti)

    February 1, 2019 at 11:11 pm

    I’m part French..never been there..but you make it more enticing

    Liked by 1 person

     
  3. patti o'malley (@OzoneparkPatti)

    February 2, 2019 at 3:57 am

    Paris sizzles

    Liked by 1 person

     
  4. patti o'malley (@OzoneparkPatti)

    February 2, 2019 at 12:30 pm

    As do your poems..

    Liked by 1 person

     
  5. thereluctantpoet

    February 3, 2019 at 4:29 am

    Reblogged this on The Reluctant Poet.

    Liked by 1 person

     

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