jazz-kitchen ginger cookies and slow-dance kisses

Smell of ginger-chocolate-butter and your skin fills my head as your lips brush my shoulder, hips bump gently to the sound of Andrew Hill -
you used to be a roller-coaster and i used to be a tilt-a-whirl, two carnival careening out-of-control fun-rides now mesmerized by lips-eyes-hands-hips and words written and whispered and spoken over the din of dishes and electric mixers -
you are a milky-skinned chocolate-eyed rosebud-lipped creature, slim-hipped and sinewy-lean, perfect yang to my yin, we found each-other somehow in the din of L-train rides and classes and deadlines, neither of us really looking or wanting to be found – two asphalt flowers growing up from the frozen, littered ground on the cold winter streets of this sprawling town…

jazz-kitchen ginger cookies and slow-dance kisses by 


To A.
While we were listening to Andrew Hill – Dedication (alternate version) from the album Point of Departure


Comments

  • kimangeline
    kimangelineover 5 years ago

    love this selkie!! amazing what we find when we aren’t looking

  • thank you kim!

    it is, isn’t it…

    – Coriander Sievers

  • PintaPinta
    PintaPintaover 5 years ago

    holy bajeezus selkie girl…
    you are a little pocket of lush to me with these words of yours… little asphalt flower x

  • holly!
    so wonderful to read your words, i’ve missed you.
    a compliment like this from you is something to treasure – you know how much i love your work. xxoxox

    – Coriander Sievers

  • Erika .
    Erika .over 5 years ago

    Smell of ginger-chocolate-butter and your skin fills my head ..oh wow..the first line just grabbed me. What a delicious mix of words S…mmmm… got me dreaming ;D
    Inspired writing my dear… xxx

  • thank you, E ;). i know you can relate…ahem…

    xx

    – Coriander Sievers

  • rubyjo
    rubyjoover 5 years ago

    (sigh)

  • indeed.

    – Coriander Sievers

  • JaneSolomon
    JaneSolomonover 5 years ago

    very delicious i think. x

  • :) x

    – Coriander Sievers

  • MagicalDecor
    MagicalDecorover 5 years ago

    Very, beautiful and that is when those magic, moments happen and grow. :)

  • thank you, MD. :)

    – Coriander Sievers

  • msdebbie
    msdebbieover 5 years ago

    Dear Selkie, I truly adore you used to be a roller-coaster and i used to be a tilt-a-whirl, two carnival careening out-of-control fun-rides now mesmerized by lips-eyes-hands-hips and words written and whispered
    AH yes, bliss. And the smell of those ginger cookies! I just wondered, are they washed down with milk or something stronger?

  • heh.

    actually, he had milk, i just had the kisses :)

    thank you so much, ms debbie. xx

    – Coriander Sievers

  • Reese Forbes
    Reese Forbesover 5 years ago

    WOW every line an evocative gem.

  • thank you so much, reese!

    – Coriander Sievers

  • S .
    S .over 5 years ago

    oh wow… beautifulllll selkie :)
    i like the idea of being carnival rides that are out of control
    beautifully written

  • mohawk man
    mohawk manabout 5 years ago

    if this doesn’t say it all, nothing ever will.what a ride!

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