press + study + touch

press me for answers; pull back a minute, regroup, and find a new tack.   study my words like you're a codebreaker, fill in the blanks where you can.   this is a tricky subject: needs a delicate touch. no guarantees.  

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water + universe + buff

under the water a parallel universe is hidden, waiting to be discovered. beyond the deep surface, secrets wait.   harsh ocean tides buff the clifftop into a smooth surface, craggy and always looking just weeks from being fully eroded.   sunlight glows off the plane of the water, skimming over it, artless and hinting at… Continue reading water + universe + buff

centre + secret + burn

bury a secret in the centre of the garden - plant a tree on top.   burn a candle each night, use the wick to spark flames in the new fireplace.   cut wood from the tree, burn it and start to unmask the garden's secret.

translate

twenty languages live in this house. they whisper to each other, live.   google translate sits open in a tab, flicking through a myriad.   books line the shelves, tell each other secrets, sharing knowledge - to be learned.

sworn to secrecy (240)

she appears whenever i walk into a room. there's certain criteria of course; the main one is that there needs to be a mirror. it doesn't matter if there isn't a mirror though, a compact will do just fine, (i shattered every compact i had when i found this out) and i've since learned she isn't fussy… Continue reading sworn to secrecy (240)

Stellar and Lunar: January 28

Okay, so tonight I'm not scrabbling this at the last minute. I actually have time to do this and then start the wind-down. Don't know how that happened, but it's all good; been kind not a bad day, all in all. How about you - have you had a good day/night? ...And I just spent four minutes… Continue reading Stellar and Lunar: January 28

As If It Were A Secret

Checking in for Day 3 of Writing 101: Single word prompt. I'm picking secret. I like secrets. Not the deep dark life-threatening kind, or the Pretty Little Liars kind. What I like about secrets is how they're hidden - I know. Hideously obvious. It's their nature though, the way you can make anything like a secret. Or you… Continue reading As If It Were A Secret