I obscure your face with my hood
(who you are is of no relevance)
I take away your sight
(look deeply into the void)
you wait for…
…my laughter piercing the silence…
…the purr of my voice in your ears…
…my exquisite touch grazing your body…
you melt as I wrap my words and fingers and rope around you.
you are naked and restrained before me.
you feel so vulnerable and exposed.
you tense against the impact.
But you don’t fight me
because you know this is what you need.
Each strike of my flogger pushes you — OUT
Of your shell.
There is nothing between you and me.
You have never felt so free.