Something has changed

13 Nov

Her life is the same.

Yet something subtle, imperceptible, indefinable has changed.

She seeks it in the buildings, the landscape, the weather and the light.  In the steam from her coffee. She looks for it in the faces of others. She tries to find clues in music, in art, and in films that make her laugh and cry. In books and in magazines and in the words of romantic poets

She watches clouds making familiar shapes across an ordinary sky.

She stands surrounded by night and studies the moon and stars. She lets the breeze tug at her hair and listens for something she might not hear.

In her room, with the lights down low, she examines her body, stripping naked, running her hands over her skin. She is alive to her own touch. Her fingers make her sigh. She breathes deeply.

She stares back at herself and tries to read her own expression.

Her eyes give something away. They are bright, wide, curious, excited. Her lips are full, the faintest of smiles kissing the edges. There is the softest blush upon her cheek, and in her throat.

Her life is the same

Yet something has changed.



© the author writing as Romantic Dominant

This post was written a while ago. But sometimes old things strike new chords.

Art by Laszlo Gulyas


Posted by on November 13, 2021 in D/s, Erotica, Poetry, romance, Still Life


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8 responses to “Something has changed

  1. neelumimo

    November 13, 2021 at 4:53 pm

    God this is beautiful

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Madamchryzl

    November 13, 2021 at 7:34 pm

    Beautiful! 🖤

    Liked by 1 person

  3. thereluctantpoet

    November 14, 2021 at 10:54 am

    Reblogged this on The Reluctant Poet.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. ionwhitepoetry2

    November 17, 2021 at 1:43 am

    You sure have a knack for women I’ll say that!

    Liked by 1 person


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