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All Rose and Gold

It was an odd and interesting bonus
That he would be so much for what I was looking for
A lovely man he was
All rose and gold,
With creamy skin,
A fine lanky figure.
Studying him with an artist's eye-
A classic oval face,
a mouth that was soft, unpainted.
Pale brown eyes that tended to dream.
Hair that held quiet fire-
thick, slippery hair that often escaped my mere finger tips
Physically he was perfect,
That soft luminous beauty,
The simple grace
And quiet manner

But beneath the thin shell,
In contrast to that simple beauty,
Was a remoteness...a sadness.

Complexities, I thought
Allowing the rain to slap my cheeks.
I enjoyed nothing better than contrasts and complexities-
Puzzles to be solved.

What had put that haunted look in his eyes,
That defensive coolness in his graceful manner.

It would be interesting to find out.



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HaleyDRog. said...
Jul. 16, 2011 at 6:52 pm
I love this and the picture goes really good with this piece!
 
emanmkhan replied...
Jul. 17, 2011 at 11:44 am
Thanks! And i agree abt the pic too...
 
NinjaGirl This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 14, 2011 at 3:18 pm
I love this. It's interesting and well-written. Now you've got me wondering about the mysterious man! :P
 
emanmkhan replied...
Jul. 14, 2011 at 7:47 pm
Haha...it's great that I achieved my purpose!
 
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