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Second Place

By Lauren M. Campbell | Posted 12/2/2009

I like it when you fuck me in the light,

when I can see the squint and pucker of your face,

the rounding of your mouth--"baby that's right!"--

I like it when you fuck me:


The articulation of your elbows as you brace

yourself gracelessly above me, the eloquence of your arched back, the slight

dimpling of your ass when you thrust and change pace.


I like to watch the tendons in your thighs contract and tighten,

to read your heightening pleasure in the furrows of your face.

Your body's dialogue is muffled in the night;

I like it when you fuck me in the light.

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