Star-crossed

I traded minutes for kisses, hours for the slide of your skin against mine. I drew out every second, unwound them one by one: my fingers, your hair.

In that perfect moment when time no longer mattered, the lark began to sing.


12 responses to “Star-crossed

  1. This was so sensual and touching. Beautiful story!

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  2. Love the linking of unwinding of seconds and fingers through hair

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  3. beautiful. i just want to stay in this moment of bliss.

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  4. I liked how time stopped, until it didn’t. Maybe it was the nightingale?

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  5. Jennifer G. Knoblock

    A microstory aubade. 🙂 I love that image of unwinding seconds.

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  6. Sigh… of course you did. Sigh. . .

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  7. Ahh! Christine, there is so much here. I love it! Add in the title too, it adds so much to the story. Well done (as always)!!

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  8. “unwound” love that word in this. It’s so tangled with all those n’s and stuck-together vowels.

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