drowning man

“Oh well” she said, her voice soft… she reached over and touched him lightly on the arm, a kind of stroke and pat at once. Simon shivered a little, waves of sensation entering him from this gesture, causing him to stir. His uncertainty seemed silly suddenly. He exhaled until no breath was left in him, and put his arms around her, hanging onto her like a drowning man. The voices clamoring their stories stopped and for once spoke as one … and looked together out through Simon’s eyes, all seeing and all wanting the same.

Excerpt From: “Sky Man Nov 21, 2016.” iBooks.

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