How perfect is this picture?
The stark whiteness of his cuff
His gleaming manicured fingernails
The mature, experienced hand
Is that a shadow we see, resting on her cheek –
– or the imprint of a previous slap?
Her smooth, unblemished skin invites his attention
Is she being punished or pleasured?
Tantalized or tanned?
One can feel her anticipation
Her aching need about to be met
The addicts are being fed
Each honoring the other.