Elissa Gabrielle puts words in an order so skillfully that you can at times tell the very cadence of what's being spoken by the characters in her stories. "Nights Over Egypt: An Eye of the Storm Short" is no exception. Nestled in a nook known as "Nights" in Newark, NJ, a pair of poets pour their passions. Intertwined by dueling desires, King and Egypt detail dirty thoughts through a poetic dialogue that defines divine attraction.
In "Nights Over Egypt", veteran author/publisher Gabrielle builds a world around the gravity of a mutual desire that rests between two powerfully potent practitioners of verbal gymnastics. Visions are filtered through the minds, bodies and souls of two wordsmiths as they wage a peaceful war in the midst of unwitting watchers. Even when alone, each lover thinks of the other - smothered by thoughts of what could be, what should be and what will be.
If you like to be drawn into a story because of its word order, word choice, metaphors, subtleties, innuendos, wit, humor, love, lust, infatuation, etc., "Nights Over Egypt" is for you. Elissa Gabrielle squeezed a lot into this short story without leaving it overstuffed. You can feel the heat, smell the musk and might get tipsy by the end of this intoxicating narrative. (read more)
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