Posts tagged with "travel"

Two planets collide
Minus seven point one. It is freezing outside. The sun is warming patterns and places with all her might, but it is early hours on the smaller planet. The glass-coated grass still prevails. The small planet still feels the nightly presence of the newcomer behind her, next to her, but he is no longer there.
The pheasant
Toc, toc, toc. I peel one eye open. Toc, toc. I close it again. The house we're in is made out of wood and we're close to the sea. So perhaps this indeterminable noise might be somehow connected to either or both. I exhale and peek up at the slated ceiling. Someone will make coffee soon. Usually not me.
Two planets collide
A planet in orbit of the sun has lost her sense of time and space. She circles in repetitive contentment around the one that gives her life, that nurtures and feeds her addiction. There is nothing unpleasant about her existence and yet a lingering feeling persists. Is this what existence is meant to be like?
On the riverbank
I am in London and I can see the stars tonight. They're glistening and I wonder if the sensation has always been like this. I cannot remember the soles of my feet from when I was younger. London and I have grown apart during years of separation. There appears to be nothing left to connect us to the other and yet a feeling lingers.
The happy place
There it was, my happy place, in the South of France. Each time upon entering I was reassembled into a new draft of myself. For hours I would stare at the sea. I would write, and eat, and sleep. And sometimes I would walk in the garden. Alone.