With Eyes Wide Open

She explained the risks and rewards. She warned of the pain. She was completely up-front, completely above-board. I still went for it. There was something about her eyes that distracted, something assuaging and alluring, something full of promises about protection and sex.

I know I should have said 'no', that I shouldn't be here, that I should have gone home and gone to bed and thanked my lucky stars and maybe said as much of a prayer as I could remember from when I was a boy. But she's so beautiful.

She's so beautiful, but her hands are so cold

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  1. Really like how much you accomplished with such a small bit of prose!

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  2. That chilly lure - so hard to deny!

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  3. Frosty to the touch, but oh the vision of her! You had me at the title!

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  4. This hits me, which is odd because you write it in kind of a "no big deal" kind of way. But im having this reaction... maybe I need a nap.

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    1. Careful... during a nap is when she sneaks in... :)

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