this was a post that was done on the 3rd day of me starting this blog…as I re-read it again I thought I would share 🙂 It was a response to a daily challenge…please click on original 🙂 Thank you!
She watches you as your eyes stop smiling. She watches as the slightest crease in your brow comes and goes away, as though it was never there. She watches your hands stiffen as they hold hers’. She watches as you both fidget with the clothing that you are wearing. She does this everyday, this waiting, while her clients prepare themselves for their best shot. She takes power in this watching. Framing your life with her lens.
She watches this while you smile for her camera, waiting for her to snap the emotion you never felt, in pictures, to immortalize it, so you can instagram it as they call it these days and show it to the world. She watches your ‘broken images’ editing them to perfection, till she ‘makes’ you ‘happy’. And you let her…
Weekly Challenge Link: http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2014/01/27/writing-challenge-shoes/
We are but mortals
waiting in empty spaces of life
contemplating where we would be
when life was full
You look at the photo
staring at the empty spaces
where there should have been smiles
you longed to see…
The chaotic embrace
between thunder and lightening
against the restless skies
in the mercy of rain