Luminescent Two-step

Heart of the Fire

Essie Dee

Shades of violet in the sky
Sunset
Iridescent patio lights
Dance in a gentle breeze
Cicadas and crickets sing love songs
Before the bass kicks in
Low and pulsing
An engaged heartbeat
Whoops of joy, glasses clink
Cheers to a long weekend
Campfire set, bodies sway
Volume and bottle count steadily increase
A few too many had
Eyes meet through smokey haze
Curve of lip, raised eyebrow
A desired understanding
An approach, flickers of light
Cast shadows on his face, in her eyes
Two move to the music
Hands and forms press into one another
In the background cheers erupt
Acknowledging the inevitable
But they do not hear
Their song is heartbeat, quick breath and thoughts
Of what may be on a sticky summer night

Essie Dee

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