There's nothing quite like the blue glow of stage lights or a movie screen illuminating the slopes of the face of the person next to you,

nothing quite like the space, so close, taught with the tension of two people focused on a couple inches of nothing between knees,

nothing like indigo, gleaming lashes over eyes, accented by a flash of white glare, the shadow of a nose, a violet jawline,

nothing like the strained intent of staring dead ahead, focusing on the plot, on the dialogue, fixating, fixating on anything but the body, person, heart in the seat next door,

nothing like the buzz between shoulders, closer than knees, even centimeters maybe, energy reaching out, buzzing, fizzing, buzzing, but it's

nothing, it has to be nothing,

there's nothing quite like the something that's nothing yet.


7 comments add comment

  • anonymous lover
19 days ago

This is beautifully written. Thanks for sharing.

  • positively negative
18 days ago

Wow. So well written.

  • E
18 days ago

I want to print this out and hang it on my wall forever and ever

  • love
17 days ago

this is delicious to read

  • anonymous lover
17 days ago

This is everything.

  • K
16 days ago

this is the first time I've read something that's made me immediately think "wow smart writer"

  • Author
16 days ago

Thank you all for your comments! They are so much appreciated, and encourage me to keep writing and to share it with people.

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