Mahogany-By the river

I closed my eyes and ran my tender fingers over his rough skin. I had just emerged from the river and I was waterlogged, my ears pounded and my hair dripped a steady rain.

I felt him close to me. I knew he breathed deeply as I did. With each breath I felt his sturdy trunk press harder against my elated chest.

He was beautiful. His mahogany flesh so full of life against my weak ivory complexion.

I heard my name called behind me. A mocking call interrupting a lover's tryst. I quickly kissed the bark of my favorite tree and fled.


(Can the next color be blanched almond? I was going to pick coral but that was taken.. I hope almond isn't!)

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