she shall inherit"Your meekness is sensual."More Like This
The words caught her off guard, especially since she had been lost in her normal reverie: the imaginary world she lived in while walking, shopping and eating among the throbbing crowds of citizens that packed this city from wall to wall during business hours.
But they caught her off-guard in another way, and it took her a second to realize it. For some reason, she wasn't offended at being called "meek" by a complete stranger. It was true, but that doesn't mean a stranger should address it. Maybe it was because of the suave and confident way he delivered the sentence. Maybe it was his Ivy-League good looks and high-end business suit. Maybe it was the calm, slightly smiling expression on his face. She didn't know. But she wanted to hear him explain what he meant.
So, she put down her paper cup of tea and just looked back at him through her slightly too-thick glasses. He started to look somewhat familiar, b
re: chromesthesiaon the body and proprioceptionMore Like This
as subjected to
upon inspection of varying souls
and sounds, this
that at a certain frequency
the ribs expand to make
more room for reverberations--
that the sternum shakes
as pillars do--
that the chest lifts in an attitude
of breathless expectation--
and that at a particular, powerful wavelength,
all subjects reported that they had never felt more impaled
upon their own spines.