“Hold your hand up.” “Why?” “Just do it. Palm facing me.” I held my hand up as she asked. She pressed her hand against mine, aligning our fingers and wrists. “Do you feel that?” “What?” She pressed more firmly. “That.” Slowly I began to feel the gentle pulse of her blood and mine beating at… Read More A MOMENT
And see, the funny thing is, occasionally you can read too much into a situation. You can over-analyse everything, and make something out of nothing. You can try and stop your heart with your head, which never really works out well. You can ask yourself and others a million questions in an attempt to figure… Read More Ramblings
Here’s to choosing my happiness and joy my fate and future and regaining control. Here’s to learning the lessons I’ve learned and taking them with me the next time I jump. Here’s to finding the strength inside me the light in my heart and landing on my feet. by caz.
I wonder if the sky was as blue before I met you Or if the stars shone quite as brightly in the dark? Were puppies just as cute and did wine taste just as sweet when I drank it without you? Did flowers bloom as prettily did birds fly round so gracefully were people just… Read More Before You
When life moves on And I’ve moved on And I have my head once more When the trembling stops And the calm returns And my heart feels strong again I’ll think of you as I always do But with a softer edge As the one I lost to the big wide world You’re a lucky… Read More The One I Lost
A friend of mine said yesterday that people liking each other is the most important thing in the world. She’s right, of course, except that occasionally the world decides that while it is important, it just isn’t important right now. Sometimes, no matter how much two people like each other, you have to put that… Read More LIKING PEOPLE.
Smooth hands of thinning skin translucent in some places Yellowed nails from wear and work A lifetime etched in traces Across her lovely face And in her shining eyes Hardship and a life lived tough A woman of no standing And yet she was my sun and moon My night and day, my breathing by… Read More Marion
the acceptance of vulnerability the letting in of love the shock of discovering feeling is preferable to self preservation. jumping when you shouldn’t choosing heart over brain finding calm in uncertainty liking the change. not falling apart due to lack of control going with the flow and surviving the ride. by caz
Before we notice our heart beat quicken, our chest tighten, our temperature rise. Before we hear ourselves say something stupid while trying to be cool. Before we feel our mood shift at the briefest contact. Before our cheeks flush. The moment when we first feel ourselves falling falling…falling… fallen. We should have caught ourselves long… Read More Falling…
“I thought you said you’d never done this before.” You shrug. “I haven’t.” Yeah, perhaps. I feel sweat run from between my breasts, down my side, under my back. I shift onto my stomach and you try to look shy. “You seem to know your way around a woman’s body pretty well.” “And you said… Read More You