The lover's fingers caress your hair; twirling around those thick locks; the long strands of which as black as a starless night, weaving a magic of their own.
They cascade down from the nape of your neck, through the naked shoulders and ending somewhere above your waist.
Those thick broad locks and your slender waist. Like a silk curtain hiding a secret.
Man touched silk and silk grazed skin.
They come to life!
Fluttering like a wave your tresses catch the wind and share their untold joys with it.
And then the wind carried your fragrance and the secrets of those black tresses across the blue waters and open sky.
'Girl with Tresses' - Illustration by Vartika Bhonsle. You can follow her Instagram page @yellowlittlelamp for some wonderful art. She is a student of Fashion Communication and a graduate from NIFT, Bhubaneswar.
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