Day Fifty – “Last Dance” (In For A Penny / Dreamers)

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You push your fingers into the spaces between hers, lead her out onto the floor and into the very centre of the crowd. She casts a glance behind her at the man she should be dancing with before you turn her again, the other dancers obscuring him from view. The rest of the night passes in a blur of stolen kisses and little golden lights hanging from the archway; in the morning she lies awake with her head pillowed on her husband’s chest, listens to his quiet snoring, and can’t help but feel guilty when she wants the dream back.

For more information on “In For A Penny”, or for further entries, click here. For a summary of the “Dreamers” mini-collection, click here.

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