via Daily Prompt: Blink
In a uniquely salmon-pink, jeweled, and lace gown;
She captivated the room, was sure all the menfolk would swoon.
But she only dressed so properly to attract the man she adored.
There he stood handsomely so, with his brandy in one hand and a cigar in the other, looking debonair as he glanced around the hall: Looking for his love to appear.
Just as she thought she had caught a wink in her direction, she was mistaken by an innocent blink in her general direction.
She followed his stare and watched her enter the room in her ivory silk gown, and hair of the golden sun tied up neatly in a swirl.
Her love loved another as he took her hand and strolled to the dance floor, holding one another in a warm embrace.
Her head lay low in defeat, she turned and exited while the music played a melancholy song.
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