Today I will say very little – only a flash fiction contribution to 3WordWednesday. (Not necessarily better than silence, but I enjoyed writing it.)
“Tie me up, tie me down?” she says, feeling the smooth texture of his hands as she passes the wheel of ribbon.
“Excuse me?” he says as he unwinds a length of purple, the colour of deep shade. She closes the cupboard.
“That movie, you know?”
“Personally, I prefer a woman on the verge of a nervous breakdown,” he murmurs.
Sighing, she closes her eyes and offers her bare wrists to the slippery satin tangle.
Three inspiring quotes came my way this week and I think they’re worth sharing. The first two are by John Maeda, Japanese-American graphic designer, computer scientist, university professor, and author. (The Laws of Simplicity, MIT Press, 2006):