The Bad Influence
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The Bad Influence

A Flickered Flame

A spark of flaming passion

Photo by Claudia Ramírez on Unsplash

Deep within
The naked night.
Just beyond
My mortal sight.
A flickered flame
The only light

Beset upon my skin

Beads of sweat
Now quickly rise.
Upon my chest
And quaking thighs.
A passion grows
In shallow sighs.



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Christine Graves

Christine Graves


Wife, mother, grandmother, poet, storyteller, crocheter, ancient history fanatic, and lover of a good story.