Tuesday is here again. Time for another tease inspired by a picture. The challenge is to write a tease - no more, no less than 200 words. Here is my offering. Enjoy!
©2012 Cg Brumby – Magic Pools #7
The slightest brush of his fingers against mine sets my soul on fire. We are not lovers, just friends. Perhaps I feel this way because he saved my life? I can’t justify my feelings, but they are there. They betray me by whispering truth in my subconscious – you want him. I blush as I accept his out stretched hand. Climbing over the smaller rocks and divides were easy, but now the creek-bed begins to resemble the Rocky Mountains.
My heart pounds so hard that I can hear the blood thumping in my ears as the air crackles with energy around our bond. Does he feel it too? I reach the top with his aid. The view is nothing short of spectacular. Tiny waterfalls trickle and cascade in steps down to an open body of water that winds around a bend.
I hear a powerful rushing hiss and suspect there is another waterfall around the next bend. We are well out of the way of prying eyes, but I still feel as though we are being watched. Swallowing my nerves, I follow him. The mossy covered stepping stones are slippery. I lose my footing. I’m falling! Strong arms wrap around me….
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