Elle rougit, détourne le regard, ses épaules s’affaissent.

noun blush plural noun blushes

  1. a reddening of the face as a sign of embarrassment or shame.
    • another term for blusher (sense 1).
  2. a pink or pale red tinge.
  3. a wine with a slight pink tint made in the manner of white wine but from red grape varieties.

It was blush at first sight. Me, my products— him, his marvels. Spent evenings under the pale night sky; all was crisp, bittersweet, & hopelessly intangible. I never saw days like those. I never spent nights like that. Underneath the crystal-clear skies, we melted into ambiguous forms. We found ourselves feeling things we didn’t think we could again. Immersed somehow so very distant, he sings to me.

I didn’t want to turn this into a place for my writing but where else is a girl to go?


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