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Rapture

I have become a bedtime letch: a groping, many-limbed thing that smothers you with caresses and disturbs you as you settle to bed; climbing over and around you for indeterminate periods of time before finally snuggling into the soft point in your neck, placing my lips a little lower down and falling into a quiet slumber.
And it is customary that I do this now: I must perform this little ritual nightly else I am unable to sleep peacefully.
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Weekly Photo Challenge: Future Tense

John Masefield quote

Navigating Your Way

I found this quote mounted on a wall of the National Maritime Museum (Greenwich) and was drawn to the hope that it held for navigating one’s way through life. As I was trying to capture it, this father and daughter walked past and I took a few photos as I liked the way that they seemed to embody the sentiment being expressed.
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A Picture-Perfect Moment

1000 Words Take Two
Photo courtesy of Cheri Lucas.

 
The tram clutters its way clumsily up the slow incline; its bell clanking noisily to notify those nearby of its presence. She laughs at its wheezy passing as she imagines that she and her husband sound something similar as they slowly make their way up the low, broad steps.

She turns to study the man walking beside her. The aqua and white stripes of his t-shirt stretch to accommodate the generous belly that makes him ideal for the role of Santa that he plays for the local children at the end of every year. His profile is one she has studied for 46 years and slept beside for 43.
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Muffled

There are parts of ourselves that are so well known to us, that they become an essential part of defining who we are and how we feel about our person. 

My body … my physical self, is that to me.

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