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Temptation of Mortals

Karl set the groceries on the small table next to the window.   Looking around him, he was still amazed at his luck in finding this place.  He got to work.  It wouldn’t be long before she arrived and he wanted everything to be perfect.

As he busied himself in the cabin, he thought about Rachel.  People wouldn’t understand their relationship.  So they had to be careful.  If they were found out, it would ruin both of them.

Rachel was worth the risk.

It was cold in the cabin and Rachel was chilled easily.  Karl set about lighting a fire in the fireplace to warm the room.  Soon there was a cheery blaze going which added not only warmth but coziness.

The cabin was rustic, but comfortable.  It had all the comforts of home.  Since it was located in this remote area, Karl would not have to worry about either of them running into anyone they knew.

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If I Could Touch Your Heart


Those fleeting moments, forever frozen in time.

Your eyes held me prisoner.  I would have gladly surrendered.

Joyfully, longingly, to fall into those clear cool pools.

The moment now gone.  Your eyes move past.

Do you know my heart?  Would you welcome the secret?

I will never know as you turn away.