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This week's words;

Sunday - Instructions

Monday- Motorcycle

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Dorian Black
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« on: June 10, 2019, 11:36:24 AM »

A bright red metal tube, supporting the most bizarre invention of mankind. A unicycle, to my eyes its seems like a project that run out of budget early. A round black tyre that struggles to support the weight of the rider, pedals sticking out like branches from a tree. And on top, a lonely saddle, an invitation to instability and heavy injuries. I imagine myself riding - trying to actually - all muscles on my body tense, my mind in an alarming near-vertigo state. I can see the ground inviting my face for a quick kiss, and I almost imagine the pain, paired with the embarrassment of when through my missing teeth and bruised lips I will have to explain to the hospital doctor how I injured myself. Maybe thatís the worse pain of all. And so I leave behind the idea of riding a unicycle and walk away from the city central plaza where the juggler rode it, perfectly balancing his body on the single wheel, while juggling five bright-coloured tennis balls in the  air and talking to the crowd at the same time. Time to get back home, so I get back to the

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safety of my car, a one-ton metal construction, filled with multiple parts that I have absolutely no idea what they do ,and capable of reaching 100 kph in 4íí. Yes, thatís much safer.
« Last Edit: June 10, 2019, 11:39:03 AM by Dorian Black » Logged
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« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2019, 03:34:04 PM »

I can see the ground inviting my face for a quick kiss----I LOVE THIS
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