… and *such* stillness!
as my blood sped up, so did the rest of me I suppose.
I felt time spread out in front of me again, flat, wide and substantive – a thick, colourless sheen – the coffee in my cup angling its liquid weight neatly back and forth, back and forth… and I began to write once more.
instantly: relief like oxygen, like water, like forest canopy waving slowly, free.
~ excerpt from ‘lunchtime rants’