This week’s DP Writing Challenge, Easy as Pie, challenges the writer to use metaphors and similes. For those of you who have read my blog before, you probably know, I am a sucker for a good metaphor. Today’s post is longer than my usual 50 words, but I was having such a good time with this one, I just couldn’t stop. Enjoy.
Baring myself to him, I let his smooth hands shape me like clay. Gentle but firm, he created contours where there were none. Until this moment I had felt shapeless and ill-defined. In my malleable state, I begged him, Make me yours. And he did. He worked long and hard, molding me into his dreams and desires. I was pliable and willing under his touch and oh, the heat we generated…
But when the fire went out, I was left brittle and damaged. And he – disappointed by my fragility – moved on to a new project.