If we were having coffee, I'd have my hand in a bit of bandage. It's nothing to worry about - I think it's directly proportional to the amount of time I've been spending on loom-knitting, and that the joint of my thumb is suffering a bit for it. On the bright side I know now … Continue reading Over Coffee (50)
it's nothing personal, she assures me. she looks especially pink today, light glowing off pink lip gloss and shimmering on chemical-pink hair. i just think you could do better. she never specifies what better is, but it seems to look a lot like capitulation.
Quick and easy tonight - I've been knitting another hat and my eyes are beginning to droop. Lucky I don't have stitches to count, otherwise I'd really be climbing the walls. Prompts for the week's challenge are: Distract Road Shoulder
early morning haze temporarily blocks my vision. there's a soft layer of ice over my surroundings, stuck there with sleep. through the windows the horizon is distorted. condensation runs down the glass, helped by the sun as it's rising, shining weak heat. the world outside is blurred, a mess of lines and colour. … Continue reading vision + temporary
the kettle's boiling, emitting steam into a cold, lonely kitchen. it clicks off. water dissolves coffee crystals as it's poured, makes contact. it's fast, lid in place. when plain, it's bitter, but it's four in the morning.
Today I'm plotting up real mischief. I was going to tell Twitter, but I think I'll hold off for another six months because what's mischief without suspense? I plotted, and two nights ago in the early hours I wrote the opening lines of a story and didn't touch pen to paper. Didn't touch fingers to keys. … Continue reading Word Crush Monday: Schumann
Well, it feels like Part 23. It's Sunday evening and I don't have a prompt for haiku that I like, and I've yet to do the Duolingo German practice. It's Sunday, and I'm several weeks out from my birthday, weeks now, so I guess I'm in the right frame of mind for a Let's Question Everything … Continue reading Housekeeping, Part 23