August MacGregor

Celebrating Sensuality. Intended for mature audiences, 18 and over


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Bowlful of Cherries

cherries by Walid Mahfoudh (Flickr)

Naked and bedded
they fed each other cherries

Pinching a stem and holding the cherry
as if bait for a tiger

Lips spread wide, teeth bared,
they plucked the fruit from its stem

(First, she tickled under each cherry
with her tongue tip because she loved his reaction)

They used to be careful of the cherry juice,
so it wouldn’t get on the white sheet

But they decided pink explosive stains on the sheets
would be good reminders of this afternoon

The rule was tossed aside, and
spraying cherry juice added to the sensual fun

Cherry and cherry, back and forth, feeding and teasing,
the sweet flesh delightful in their mouths

He moved the wide bowl from between them
to the nightstand

As it was time to feast on each other.

*****

Photo by Walid Mahfoudh (Flickr)

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Luscious Chocolate

chocolate, by David Erickson (Flickr, Creative Commons)

David Erickson (Flickr, Creative Commons)

Thick luscious rich
the flavor filling her mouth
coating her tongue
chocolate
in sweet utter bliss.

She closed her eyes
to concentrate
chocolate
on it more.

Delicious delirious sumptuous
like evening in the tropics
air’s so humid
chocolate
you bathe through it.

The sun slides under an
indigo-black sky’s blanket
chocolate
leaves of the cocoa trees
and the dangling cocoa pods
fondled by the slight breeze.

For the chocolate tastes like
this rich tropical night of luxuriant
chocolate
colors sensations textures.

The beautiful thing is that
each piece of
chocolate
in the box promises
to be another
vacation.

*****

The photo above is used under the non-commercial Creative Commons license. Click on image to jump to photographer’s Flickr page.


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Love Is

Love is walking hand in hand on the beach.

Love is gifts of red roses and chocolate.

Love is looking past the clichés of romance
and creating memories that are
unique to just the two of you.

Love is a song sung with huge, expansive emotion.

Love is being impatient to see your lover again.

Love is thinking your lover is the only person on Earth.

Love is comforting your lover when he or she is in pain.

Love is doing whatever you can to make your lover laugh.

Love is dancing closely together on a crowded dance floor
and not caring about the others around you.

Love is touching your lover in those places
you know they love to be touched.

Love is kissing your lover deeply for a long time.

Love is knowing that other person as who they are and not who you wish them to be, and you still stay with them, be by their side through the fun times and the heart-wrenching difficult times.

Love is enjoying bringing your lover to orgasm, and you are thrilled as they cry out in ecstasy.

Love is sweating and panting as you make love to your lover with reckless abandon, throwing any attempts to be cool or handsome or pretty or smart or suave out the window because you lost caring about those things in the moment, and all you care about is giving and getting pleasure from this amazing person.

Love is glowing after that wild sex, feeling your pulse and breath slowly return back down to normal.

Love is falling asleep next to your lover, grateful for she or he to be there, and looking forward to waking up next to them the next morning.


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Jobs for a Rose

rose, courtesy Internet Archive Book Images (Flickr, Creative Commons)

Internet Archive Book Images (Flickr, Creative Commons)

“A rose is a rose,”
he said,
“whether under your nose
or stroking your breasts

or your belly

or your thighs.

For what’s the use
of a rose
if all you do is
put it in a vase and look at it?”

Words failing her,
all she could do was moan
in response.

*****

The photo above is from page 88 of The Practical Book of Outdoor Rose Growing for the Home Garden — published in 1915, so it is now in the public domain. Click on the image, which is courtesy of the Internet Archive Book Images, to jump to its Flickr page.


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Prompt Poems: Invigorates and Arouse

Winter’s chill
invigorates,
sharp
icy blasts —
but
more focused
is the ice cube
he touches
on her
nipple,
slides down
to her
bellybutton.

*****

That sigh
oh yes
that sigh
she gives
that’s mixed
with a moan
tells him
his wish
to arouse her
has been
granted again.


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Snow Like Diamonds

snow, by Bruce McKay (Flickr, Creative Commons)

Bruce McKay (Flickr, Creative Commons)

The snow glittered like diamonds as the sunlight hit it. Drew loved how Angela’s face lit up at the sight.

It reminded him of her eyes when she had opened the box he handed her at the restaurant the evening before, and she saw the necklace. How the candlelight had reflected in her eyes, and how the gems in the necklace sparkled.

“It’s beautiful,” Angela had breathed out when she saw the necklace.

Those were the same words that she said to describe the glittering snow. The same word Drew had used to describe Angela as she walked toward the bed where he lay, in the hotel room, after their dinner. When Angela walked out of the bathroom and toward the bed wearing nothing but that necklace.

She was still beautiful the day later, bundled up against the winter chill. And he loved that she was willing to take a long walk with him in Central Park despite the chill. For there were wonderful sights to be seen in so many places.

*****

The photo above is used under the non-commercial Creative Commons license. Click on image to jump to photographer’s Flickr page.