Status: i am longing to be with you, and by the sea, where we can talk together freely and build our castles in the air. - bram stoker (48 minutes ago)


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a table and chairs stand in the sand. a square wooden table and square wooden seats. firm and bulky but uncomplicated. a barbecue, cut from  a forty liter diesel drum and a little lower than waist height, has been divided in its length and soldered onto wheels for easy maneuvering. a sufficient little umbrella provides shade over the coals and smoking ribs. but her back is warm and brown and bare while she bastes the ribs with tablespoons of marinade. it drips into the coals and sizzles lazily and loudly. she squeezes lemon juice into the mixture of butter, apricot jam, freshly crushed garlic and chopped chili, all the time stirring it. garlic makes love to the air around her and orgasms in her nostrils. the ribs are crispy brown and shiny with the piping sauce. she looks inside the ice box to see if the potato salad is still okay and to set the cabernet fudge cream cakes upright again and moves the box back into the shade under the table. she puts more bricks under the grill to lessen the heat for the ribs and places the tongs neatly onto a paper napkin. walking over to him, she attracts his attention by resting her shadow on him. the breeze is cool and the sun, snug. holding out her hand which he takes in his, she pulls him up out of the canvas chair. she kisses him on his lips. hers are eager and intense and she has to make an effort to draw away from him. their feet drag through the thick white sand till they get to the firm wetness and bathe their ankles in the tiny, ice cold waves. they stand close, arms pressing against each other, body weight moving from one foot to another, turning around, backs to the ocean, faces looking north, turning around a bit more and facing the ocean again, eyes squint against the sun. all the time her arm is touching his, pressed close together like they are slow dancing with limbs tied to each other, a closeness that is completely satisfying in itself. they do not talk much; they are happy and sunlight laughs on the water, with t




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81 parts / 2 pages, updated Jul 23, 2014PG-13
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16 parts / 4 pages, updated Jul 17, 2014PG-13Video
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25 parts / 21 pages, updated Jun 15, 2014PG-13Video
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Spiritual #40 / Poetry #62
23 parts / 6 pages, updated May 29, 2014PG-13Video
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