BlasphemyBlasphemy5 years ago in Emotional More Like This
How could I ever say "this is what I want in a woman"?
Every cell in your body or thought inside your mind, every single colour of your soul or dream inside your hand I'm just a mortal trying to dream the Universe tonight.
Oh, sweet blasphemy. What greater power created this world, what infinite wisdom conspired, to close the gates of night at dawn and open them wide tomorrow?
I'm just a fool, and though I believe in magic, I still feel the edge of my soul, still know I could never have done it.
How could a God create your body, unless he was your lover? And for your soul he had to cry. He had to laugh out loud to shape your smile and to give up his wings to make you fly.
She had to be a mother so she could make your heart, hide all emotion in your eyes, and yield the strength you have inside.
And then she must have died to make you mortal, he must have died to send you down to earth, she must have died again each time we've hurt you and he again each time we've touched.
Meriwyn's Assignment ProseMeriwyn's Assignment Prose5 years ago in Flash Fiction & Vignettes More Like This
"What's this?" asked Lila.
Meriwyn clasped the pendant she had worn since Lila had met her. "It was my assignment in Magickal Protection and Healing 100."
"What's it do--?"
"Oh." She blushed. "Not much, really. The four beads contain the essence of the four elements--the biggest one is water, because I need it the most, and the smaller ones are fire, earth, and, er ..."
"Er, what's the yellow one?"
Meriwyn's blush deepened. "That was supposed to be air ..." she mumbled.
"Wait, you're an Aquien. Why would you need water the most--?"
"Because -you- are 70% water. I am 90% water. 90%! You don't imagine how much I have to drink every day just to stay solid."
"That couldn't like, save you in an emergency though, could it?"
"Not by itself. It's a simple charm though--it is supposed to help call elements to my aid, not save me on its own."
"Isn't it kind of uhm, dark blue, for water?"
"I spilled ink in it. I didn't exactly get full marks."
"And the red one?"
"I couldn't get the fire to burn b