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The water was choppy and colder than I was used to, but on this triple-digit day there was no debate. "It's too hot" "Right!?" He was faced-down on his towel, but the beads of sweat on his back agreed. "I'm going in." I stood up, brushed the sand from my palms and pranced my completely naked, out-of-shape … Continue reading 21

Soon

When your lashes unlace to greet the light. Your body uncoils, unwrapping your flesh from her thread-count comfort. You discover reassurance. It's close to normal, this sacred breadth you've reclaimed as your own. You stretch, allowing your lungs to expand and release within the space of familiar. What's old is slowly new again. You are singular but not small. When brushing … Continue reading Soon

Letting go, holding on

One of my girlfriends posted a question on her Facebook page asking about favorite quotes. Call it the bloggy-writer-poet-romantic-dreamer in me, but I do love me some killer dialogue - especially ones that leave an indelible mark. I don't remember when I first came across the one I shared  - one of my all time faves - but there was … Continue reading Letting go, holding on