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Two am words written on a napkin

I lick your skin to quench my thirst. My tongue tingles with your being. It's like taking shelter underneath a dripping tree out of the rain or tumbling down a hillside scattered with daisies,my body in a straight jacket shape, arms wrapped and bound, trusting the fall to be kind. Spin, spin, spinning until I reach the bottom and open my eyes to see the sky turn in wild kaleidoscopic circles. A sky that swivels and finally clicks into place and the ground becomes a velvet burgundy chair, like the ones in the old cinemas, where I started and ended as a movie reel flickered and sputtered, out of reach, out of my grasp.  

            copyright © Mary Wilkinson, 2009

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I don't know if you really

I don't know if you really wrote these on a napkin - I think you did - but these were like a dervish swirl in an ocean...

~F

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Ah Farzana I am honoured to

Ah Farzana I am honoured to read your comment-I actually woke up with the words swirling in my head and had to write them down. Okay, it wasn't a napkin but a tattered piece of paper, I thought napkin sounded better, now I'm not so sure. I like the word Dervish, it means a howl or a wailing, correct?

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No, Mary, dervishes are

No, Mary, dervishes are often seekers lost in their own world, singing and dancing as if in a trance...

~F

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Well, how apt!

Well, how apt!

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Trusting the fall to be kind

Gave me an earthy and visceral tingle. I often write secret love notes to my Snookums-My Pumpkin-My Sweet Babu the beautiful and alluring Suzanne, and I may steal parts of this for my own use. Is it copyrighted?

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Afraid so Ron! But I'm sure

Afraid so Ron! But I'm sure you can come up with something especially sweet for your Pumpkin Pie!

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Copyrighted

Darn! All the best is un-stealable.

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Quite freaky!!!

Sumathi Mohan

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What's freaky Sumathi?

What's freaky Sumathi?

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dream world

The extent of wild imagination,... the soaring, the dropping, the spinning, the circles, ....dreamy, freaky!

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Oh, yes! I see what you

Oh, yes! I see what you mean...

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Thanx , you catch my

Thanx , you catch my expression correct!

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Taking shelter under a dripping tree..

I loved your first two sentences, Mary. So nice. And then the free fall--but trusting the fall to be kind.

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Thanks Sue - we have to

Thanks Sue - we have to trust don't we, we cannot lose that above all things.