Ukiyo #atozchallenge

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Ukiyo; ‘the floating world’, living in the moment, detached from the bothers of life.¬†

It was a taste of freedom to be floating so high without a care.

Longing

Gray Scale Photography of Typewriter

He wanted to write, but his hands weren’t working.

Flower Baskets

White Step Through Bicycle Leaning Beside Tree Plant

The hanging flower baskets had appeared all over the town. No one knew who was responsible or why, but the towns people were all in agreement that the flowers brightened up everyone’s day.

Library

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In the library, she could lose herself for hours or even days. The books whispered to her, telling of tales to be discovered and friends to be made.

Fridays

antique, black-and-white, books

Friday evenings, she decided were made for reading a good book,  drinking nice wine and indulging in a box of fancy chocolates.

Special Snowflake

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Holding her close, he whispered in her ear, ‘you’re my special snowflake.’

She giggled then kissed him under the mistletoe.

Post It Note #29

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She studied her list and checked it twice. Who else did she need to buy Christmas presents for now? Circling the names, she went on the internet and searched for hours. However, she only manged to cross a few more people off. Shopping online had it’s draw backs too.

Countdown

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The countdown to Christmas has started. The shops are full and everyone’s talking about it, but I don’t feel ready.

Attic

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There’s something in the attic and it wants to get out.

At night, it groans and wails, throws things around and makes sleep impossible.

The problem is though, only I can hear it.

 

Toffee Apples

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As the crunch echoed in her ears, she felt like autumn had really arrived. The sweet, crisp taste of apple and hard toffee mixed on her tongue and filled her with a bliss that seemed unbeatable. She swallowed and had to hold back her moan of pleasure. This was almost as good as pumpkin pie or pumpkin spice latte. It was the essence of autumn wrapped up.