Monday, August 1, 2011

A First



Aching foot, leg, and hip--



Bring them to the fingers that heal.






Dimmed lights lead to silence.



Soft music fed the ears.






Thirty minutes went way too fast--



Please, a place to sleep nearby?






Going outside shattered the calm, but



With a relaxing giggle, this was my reply,






"Why did I wait this long for a massage?"












9 comments:

  1. I love it when a few words come together to paint a perfect picture. Thanks for sharing. When are you going back?

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  2. I just posted about learning something new, digital scrapbooking, so it was fun to see one of your firsts. I loved the poetry with the spacing to build anticipation. I have never had a massage either, but you post makes me want to!

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  3. Love it! Just made me smile...

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  4. Yeah! My daughter just had a pedicure, which involved massaging the legs and feet. I've never done that. I'm think I'm having my first one when I go there for a visit!!!! It is too bad though that the world has to come crashing in so rudely as soon as it is over.

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  5. Umm! I first thought you were headed for surgery, but then you caught me in that delicious moment of relaxation. Glad you finally got there! Love that 'please, a place to sleep nearby'.

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  6. "Soft music fed the ears" was my favorite line. Hope it helped to soothe those aching parts.

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  7. The few lines separated by the biggish spaces really gave this a great feel--not as great as the massage that inspired it though! :)
    Sounds heavenly!

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  8. Nothing like a massage! You organized your lines and word choice perfectly.

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  9. Bring them to the fingers that heal - awe, tension fly away. Great capturing of the moment. Love the way you spin words together into a magnificent tapestry.

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