I remember the day I was led astray. His eyes had already seduced me in a dream. His lips offered me salvation in the way they shaped my name. He smelled of sea and grit and sin, a cordial that left me senseless and insane. My body swayed under the deep vibration of his unspoken commands. I became one with the earth, damp and dark, on my knees as the dirt yielded to my flesh welcoming him into me.