Arguing in the Dark

She
prefers
serious
conversations
be held in the dark.
With the light out you must
judge the other’s emotions
by touch and the pace of their breath.
One becomes less concerned with conquest
trying to sense smiles or tears in the dark.

.

for the Trifecta Writing Challenge
use the word ‘light in 33-333 words,
third definition of course. 
The form is an Etheree.

Shared at Poets United

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11 Comments

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11 responses to “Arguing in the Dark

  1. In several ways, this perfectly encapsulates the prompt word. Well done!

  2. Nicely constructed, both lyrically and visually.

  3. This is beautiful. Thanks for sharing it with us.

  4. Draug419

    Oh, I like this one (:

  5. the dreaded bedtime serious discussion… so hard to find the time during daylight… good entry

  6. this i identify with immensely. really really good.

  7. I love this triangle! Also the idea of being less concerned with conquest.

  8. nice…i like the intimacy it takes…well beyond conquest to something much more…and comforting…

  9. I so relate to this!!! Good one! Love the format too.

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