Thursday, September 16, 2010

Not Tonight




"Not tonight, honey," he says. I turn half away from the computer, then pull my fingers from the keyboard. Let go.

Hardwoods, bare feet, we step into the living room. Oh. Yeah. Living. He holds my hand and we laugh and talk and make time go slow.

9 comments:

Goat said...

Choosing a person over the whine of the urgent. Ohhhh yes!

Heather said...

I.love.this.
Tears are in my eyes.
Thank you.

Melissa said...

:)

Southern Gal said...

Making time, slowing down. Yes.

Kim Hyland said...

Little words, big message! Convicting and sweet all at once. Thanks.

emily wierenga said...

he loves you this much, friend...

beautiful.

emily wierenga said...

ps. next week though, you should link up with imperfect prose :)

Keisha Valentina said...

So well said, so well said...! And that photo is beauty! Btw, you probably think I am crazy but I now have my own Us Plus Four book. :)

Lori said...

I love how you choose to make the *right* things important. :)