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Gasping for it.... by kjlewis
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Rope and Skin by kjlewis
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Luna's Underwear by kjlewis Luna's Underwear :iconkjlewis:kjlewis 26 1 Reclining Girl by kjlewis Reclining Girl :iconkjlewis:kjlewis 40 4 Kneeling Pretty by kjlewis Kneeling Pretty :iconkjlewis:kjlewis 40 1 Duo by kjlewis
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Eve Stripping by kjlewis
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Eve Standing by kjlewis Eve Standing :iconkjlewis:kjlewis 38 0 Distressed Ebony by kjlewis
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Ebony Portrait by kjlewis
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EbonyPortrait by kjlewis
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This Little Piggy's Going to Market by kjlewis
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Friend with Menaces by kjlewis
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Jade Pinup by kjlewis Jade Pinup :iconkjlewis:kjlewis 33 0 Ass Up by kjlewis
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Born to Serve by kjlewis Born to Serve :iconkjlewis:kjlewis 32 0

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It's Hard by DionysianExperience
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Vanesa Tripod by NFGphoto Vanesa Tripod :iconnfgphoto:NFGphoto 138 5 Grabbing That Hair. by photabby
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Twin Nipple Vices. by AndrewMannPhoto
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kjlewis
Karl Lewis
United Kingdom
Edinburgh based photographer interested in images that express an idea. Currently the ideas I am working on are about archetypes of women, and the labels men put on them.

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C'est une femme belle et de riche encolure,                                    Here is a woman, richly clothed and fair
Qui laisse dans son vin traîner sa chevelure.                                    Who in her wine trails her long heavy hair
Les griffes de l'amour, les poisons du tripot,                                    Love's claws, and that sharp poison that is sin
Tout glisse et tout s'émousse au granit de sa peau.                            Are dulled against the granite of her skin
Elle rit à la Mort et nargue la Débauche,                                         Death she defies; Debauch she smiles upon
Ces monstres dont la main, qui toujours gratte et fauche,                    And as their long monstrous talons every one
Dans ses jeux destructeurs a pourtant respecté                                Let her be in their all-destructive play
De ce corps ferme et droit la rude majesté.                                        Leaving her beauty for a later day.
Elle marche en déesse et repose en sultane;                                    Goddess she stands!  Sultana at her leisure
Elle a dans le plaisir la foi mahométane,                                            She shares Mohammed's faith that heaven is pleasure
Et dans ses bras ouverts, que remplissent ses seins,                          And bids all men forget the world's alarms
Elle appelle des yeux la race des humains.                                         Upon her breasts; between her open arms!
Elle croit, elle sait, cette vierge inféconde                                         She knows and she believes, this sterile maid
Et pourtant nécessaire à la marche du monde,                                    Without whom the world's onward dream would fade
Que la beauté du corps est un sublime don                                        That bodily beauty is the supreme gift
Qui de toute infamie arrache le pardon.                                             Which from every sin may the terror lift
Elle ignore l'Enfer comme le Purgatoire,                                            Hell she ignores, and Purgatory defies
Et quand l'heure viendra d'entrer dans la Nuit noire                              And when that black night shall roll before her eyes
Elle regardera la face de la Mort,                                                     She will look into Death's grim face forlorn
Ainsi qu'un nouveau-né, — sans haine et sans remords.                        Without remorse or hate; as one reborn

— Charles Baudelaire

Truly, this poem needs to be read in the French original to get the full effect of this description of this prostitute as a majestic and beautiful (even holy) Goddess, one who can play with - even cheat - death and through it all remain innocent and unencumbered by hatred or remorse, like a virgin.  

If this poem is not about what Isis calls "the whore and the holy one", I do not know what is!

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DFx802b Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2018
Like the bondage ones and many others; thanks for sharing in high resolution, the details are awesome ;)
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kjlewis Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2018
Thank you for your kind comment!
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Bit-art-01 Featured By Owner May 8, 2018
There's a lot of photos in your gallery.
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sergemalivert Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Magnifique galerie ! Beaucoup de très beaux modèles. Merci pour ces partages.
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eulaliamerida Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2017
Ta for watching this Scots lassie!  :)
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SiwySzczur Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2017
Nice gallery:)
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RickB500 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for watching my work. I highly appreciate it :-)

Please have a look at my exclusive books:
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lindenART Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Many thanks for your fav on my homo dissimulatus :)
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La-Dolce-Valka Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much for the Favorites Icon 3DHoney  small heart - black

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Blades-123 Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much for watching, I hope you enjoy my gallery.:)
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