Michelle has put a stop to Morgan's movements, save his throbbing; when he contemplates withdrawal she takes exception, plants her nails, prevents him physically by clawing at his undefended hips, prevents him psychically by willing him to hold still, keep their bond, prolong its aftershocks—that cause, in each, exquisite palpitations neither he nor she has undergone. Their union perseveres. In fact, their lips renew a kiss that lingers—air, at length, depleted—that exchanges, to and fro, a single gust, their breathing shared, inflating hers, deflating his, their lungs establishing a oneness that intensifies impressions love-locked loins have yet to breach. With genitalia re-aroused—hers tightening, his grown stiffer—the couple's copulation recommences.



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