Friday, October 09, 2009

What this photo doesn't show

...are the sirens. All the sirens. The wet blinks. The thick swallows. The quickened pulse. The shaking hands,


however, are apparent enough.

8 comments:

The romantic query letter and the happy-ever-after said...

I can't tell you how much I loved reading that. One hardly ever thinks of it you know, what is outside the photo and frame. Thank you for the insight.
Simone

Brenda Schmidt said...

Thanks, Simone!

Ariel Gordon said...

Thanks for all the clamour.

(I have always appreciated your tremours...)

Brenda Schmidt said...

Ha! :)

Pearl said...

gah, a little too much excitement around there, was there? Hope the neighbourhood's more comfily restive this week.

Brenda Schmidt said...

Thanks. Yes, it's back to its quiet self!

Evie said...

mmhmm! I love this.

Brenda Schmidt said...

Thanks, Evie!