Katie McCray by Tony Cox
The first time I saw Katie McCray, she was dancing naked in a moonbeam. The shine from the full moon of our new world pierced the forest canopy and, like a spotlight, lit that little stretch of riverbank as if it were day. With quick grace and moon-lit form, Katie weaved and whirled intricate patterns across the bright clearing while her upraised fingers snapped rhythmic beats into the warm night air.
Back and forth, Katie's erotic motion propelled a dark pendulum of long straight hair that alternately exposed and covered the soft, contoured shadows of her lower back and buttocks. While twisting and twirling her way, the nude woman laughed joyously at the homage paid by the lunar brilliance. And all the while, Katie's bare feet stomped a frenzied sonnet into the damp soil of our new world.
A poet, a teacher, and a vacation traveler, I walked the footpath along the river and paused in the clearing to admire her graceful beauty . . .
The pdf version: http://ztlcox.com/stories/KatieMcCray.pdf . My B&N Nook has a fractured pdf reader. The re-size and re-format doesn't work, and my story didn't play well on it, so I include a downloadable epub version: http://ztlcox.com/stories/KatieMcCray.epub .