He is the paraselene1in her unstarred nightsky.

A lilt in her quiet world.

He bedazzles her from the first kiss; the touch of his lips causes tremors.

Her jaded reserve lifts; she collapses into his arms.

But his passion is but a joke, done on a dare: could he abscond2with her chastity?

Truth such a blow that, on the next full clear moon, she dives deep into the endless lake.

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1 a bright moonlike spot on a lunar halo; a mock moon

2 to depart in a sudden and secret manner, especially to avoid capture and legal prosecution.

feature image: Ophelia by John Everett Millais; source: wikiart.org

Ophelia by PinkParasol on DeviantArt