Sixteen unique tales approximately fate
Do all of us have destinies we can't stay away from? Or is each one people capable of ascertain our personal destiny through our activities? Are there key moments in time that provide special possibilities to alter fate?
These are only many of the questions explored in 16 unique stories that stick to the trails of fates to far away worlds, dimensions, and instances. From a being expert to be whatever he was once not...to a highway seller promoting destiny dogs...to the "true" tale of King Arthur...to a gambler who turns to the Kabbalah to discover a definite bet...to a guy whose female friend is without doubt one of the 3 Fates...to the story of 1 woman's appointment with Death...here are stories of darkness and hazard, and tales with a funny twist-gripping visions of the position destiny can play in anyone's lifestyles.
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Lyons • 43• CHAPTER TWO passionate pleasures PA S S I O N AT E P L E A S U R E S POEM FOR R. Above, it’s spring, I think, and kisses bloom over every inch of skin, each curve and lobe our rosy lips moisten and shine. Your body is a new country, hidden landscape in cotton and chambray that I want to travel with every vehicle I own: hands, tongue, slide of silk. Below, in the heat and rush of wet, we’re learning again how summer moves through the deep canyons, stirring grasses and honeying fruit.
In the open window the candle betrays the wind’s summer breath and the night settles down around us. Don’t move, not now, let’s be still, hold this moment before we open our bodies, and tell me, one more time, how you came to find me. stephen j. lyons • 43• CHAPTER TWO passionate pleasures PA S S I O N AT E P L E A S U R E S POEM FOR R. Above, it’s spring, I think, and kisses bloom over every inch of skin, each curve and lobe our rosy lips moisten and shine. Your body is a new country, hidden landscape in cotton and chambray that I want to travel with every vehicle I own: hands, tongue, slide of silk.
When I could speak I said, Let’s walk by the river. Then I asked, Will you be loving? and laughed at my words. ” and then you laughed too. A slip of the tongue, you said. Yes, I said, a slip of the tongue. patti tana • 31• Passionate Hearts PURPLE IS THE COLOR OF THE LONGING Purple is the color of the longing tucked into the folds of pulpy organs soft and vulnerable. A finger could pierce like a bullet this swollen pulse, an uncaring touch would tear to pieces the soft fiber of its nest. Defenseless it hides in the soft warm dark safe and alone and dreams silently of the most gentle hands, hands that part the flesh with trembling care inching open the egg, hands that breathe, warm and moist attentive to the quietest heartbeats, slow, patient hands that touch with no shadow of demand, fingers that explore hinted textures radiating wonder and discovery, bridges delicate enough to join one time • 32• T E N D E R AWA K E N I N G S under the noise of aching lives the being of one with the presence of another.