Math

We lay on the grass counting stars, each flicker a tick on the measure of time. In the space between breaths I took your hand. You lifted your face toward mine. The heavens calculated the insignificance and the significance of this moment.


23 responses to “Math

  1. this is breathtakingly beautiful

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  2. Stunning. I love the last line.

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  3. So beautifully written…reminded me of some amazing novels I’ve read where the beauty lies in how the message is conveyed…

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  4. Superb! Every line was poetic.

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  5. In the space between breaths. This, was way too good.

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  6. This was comforting to read. Exquisitely crafted. 🙂

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  7. Those tiny moments can be the most significant to some, but lost in vastness too. I like how your captured the subtlety of the moment.

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  8. Ooooh, the pivotal moment that decides your future. Always loved timey-wimey stuff. You have a fan!

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  9. KymmInBarcelona

    The space in between breaths : )

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  10. This was so lovely. What a great capture of an important moment in a relationship. Made me feel like I was there.

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  11. Jennifer G. Knoblock

    Beautifully done, as always. The last line is perfect.

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  12. gorgeous and smart

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  13. Your Math is so peaceful. Wonderful.

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  14. Absolute perfection. What’s not to love?!

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  15. You have a true gift….you are able to evoke such emotion through your words….the type of emotion that a reader feels when the words have been so exquisite that they are almost tangible….like the senses get involved in the reading because of how you have utilized words. Powerful talent!!

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  16. I love the way this flows so gently, yet meaningfully.

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  17. These are the most intimate 42 words I’ve read in a while, Christine. Your choice of details made this moment delicate and tangible. Wonderful.

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  18. Nate’s mention of intimacy is right on target. Really gorgeous writing, Christine.

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  19. It seems that every word is in the right place, calculated perfectly for the desired effect, but yet natural. This is beautiful.

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  21. there is a no calculating the moment, when the axis shifts and your hand rests in one that is made to enfold it. I loved it, of course I did, because it’s full of so much love and magic.

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