Breathless Dance

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Standing there, having just picked up his saxophone five minutes ago, he was merely running scales and simple warm-up melodies.  His own music lately seemed flat in spirit.  Since he was a young man he had come to this garden, and for some reason, good fortune, inspiration, or even clarity on life decisions came his way when he visited that spot.

After playing for over an hour, he felt the same.  No change.  Dropping his sax abruptly, he growled a moment into the space around him.  Trying not to grit his teeth at his frustration, he stared hard at his case on the ground near his feet, ready to throw his saxophone into it and pack up for home.  His thoughts, however, kept getting pulled, and in his anger he didn’t recognize what was happening.

He heard it…. A sound he couldn’t recognize and without thinking the reed touched his lips again.  Wetting it first, he felt a melody rise from deep inside of him.  He even began to sway and rock back and forth, his dance partner in his hands.  His fingers fluttered the keys, unlocking a rhythm that began to climb.  He opened his eyes, and that’s the first time he saw her, ever, but he wasn’t surprised.  She had already picked up on his cadence, and her body shivered and flowed with the song.  She was the closest she could be to his saxophone when their eyes locked.  The finale of the tune resonated in the air around them until all they were left with was the heavy breathing of their eminent longing.


POSES:
Ryanna: BAXE Poses Boho Chic @ Pose Lover & Friends until Nov. 27
Broderick: Q Poses Soule Music – Mainstore Release

BRODERICK is wearing:
Hat: Couture Chapeau Stingy Brim Fedora: Blue & Brown Leather @ Menstuff Hunt until Nov. 30
Shirt: [Deadwool] Hugo shirt – black
Pants: [Deadwool] The Dandy – formal trousers -black (w/ belt)

RYANNA is wearing: Click here to check out her great blog, Trappings of a SecondLife
Dress: [Kenny Rolands]  SANA Dress -BLACK- @ Cosmopolitan
Hair:  TRUTH hair
Accessories: [evoLove] – Vintage Headpiece @ Tres Chic
[MANDALA] pearl rain jewelry set/white

SET DESIGN:
CHEZ MOI Pergola Wrought Iron *Seed of Inspiration* @ The Gacha Garden until Nov. 30
CHEZ MOI Vintage Wrought Iron Table @ The Gacha Garden until Nov. 30
CHEZ MOI Vintage Wrought Iron Chair (Right) @ The Gacha Garden until Nov. 30
Noble Creations [NC] – Baroque Wall Fountain

STREAMING:

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Moving In

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The weekend was a long one, as far as things to do.  They both had their own lists, and then one they shared, of things to get done.  Collapsing on the couch, she swung her legs into his lap and he pulled one of her feet up to massage.

Kneading her foot, he looked over at her and watched her grimace and moan with relieved pain.  He imagined pulling the aches from her body with each movement of his hand.  Pulling it’s aura straight out of her body.  Looking back up at her, he could see her begin to relax.

Noticing her drift off, “Oh no.  Come on.  Let’s get to the bed.”  He stood up and went to hold his hand out to her, but she began to melt right off of the couch onto the floor.

Chuckling, he pleaded with her and held his hand out again, but she tugged him down to her, a genuine smile on her lips as he hit his knees to hold her.  Closing her eyes and moving into his arms, against his chest, she closed her eyes again.  “I forgot where we were.  Which city,” she said.  “We’ve moved so much but it never matters where we are.  As long as I can do this.”

Smiling at the right corner of his mouth, he kissed the top of her head.  That’s what it was about for him.  Her comfort.  Her smile.

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POSES:
Photo 1: Mouni Poses + Afterglow @ The Old Fair until Nov. 24th
Photo 2: Q Poses Unexpected Love @ Pose Lover & Friends until Nov. 27th

BRODERICK is wearing:
Hair: Exile:: Jackson:Sable
Glasses: Gudshu Glasses – Lauer
Pants: Legal Insanity – loose sweats #2 boxers plain
Tattoo: Facade Versus @ Men Only Monthly until Nov. 15

RYANNA is wearing: (Click here to check out her blog!)
Top: AdoreZ– Twila Outfit  @ The Old Fair until Nov. 24th
REIGN.– KITTY STOCKINGS-

SET DESIGN:
{Q-Essentials} Big Wheel Bicycle Clock @ The Old Fair until Nov. 24th
KK HOME – WALTHAM WOODBURNER @ The Old Fair until Nov. 24th
Petite Mort – Cocoa Vintage tapestry handbag @ The Old Fair until Nov. 24th
dust bunny . camellia couch
Fancy Decor: So Fancy Throw Pillow
[ zerkalo ] The Antiques – Pillow

Fall…ing

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A new season is almost as good as a new  year.  Out with the old; in with the new.  The atmosphere around you changes.  Gives you something new to look at.
Perhaps this one is your season, too.  Bonus…

Fall symbolizes many things to many people.  Turning over a new leaf.  A second spring.  Letting go.  Perhaps, simply falling.

Falling slowly
Eyes that know me
And I can’t go back

Moods that take me
And erase me
And I’m painted black

Will you have suffered enough
And warred with yourself
It’s time that you won

So take this sinking boat
And point it home
We’ve still got time

-Falling Slowly: Josh Groban-

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POSES:
Photo 1: Serendipity – Wishes (2) @ Pose Lover & Friends until Sept. 25th
Photo 2: Q Poses {QP} – First Kiss @ Pose Lover & Friends until Sept. 25th

BRODERICK is wearing:
Sweater: Rispetto Designs – Kalvin MESH Sweater – Black @ SOS Festival (until Sept. 25)
Jeans: Rispetto Designs – Klint MESH Jeans – Washed Bleach Blue @ SOS Festival (until Sept. 25)
Boots: [ hoorenbeek ] Mesh Military Boots – Men

RYANNA is wearing: (Click here to check out her blog, Trappings of a SecondLife)
Dress: Ever An’ Angel – Perspective – Teal @ SOS Festival (until Sept. 25)
Jewerly: .:EMO-tions:. * VERONICA * necklace
Hair: Magika – Habit

SET DESIGN:
Car:  Muhsilu – My Car (teal)  @ Tres Chic (until Oct. 10)
House: Redgrave Luton Manor
Fountain: Chez Moi Fountain Terracotta @ Tres Chic (until Oct. 10)
Holding: Chez Moi Potted Lilac Cute Table (modified)

STREAMING:

Equanimity

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What is it about the still of the night?
The quiet sound of the apartment breathing…
The air crisp and chill in the vacant loft.

Mostly darkness; just the city night lights and a soft glow.
No distractions here…
A visual haven from the bustle of your day.

The rain outside layering down like a blanket.
To sit, and watch, and listen, and feel, and breathe…
Quiet…  Shh…

Peace and serenity like a buzz hit you.
It’s okay…
Give in.  Relax.  Shh…


POSE:
[PR] Poses – Hang Loose @ Pose Lover & Friends until Sept. 25th

BRODERICK is wearing:
Tattoo: UrbanStreet SoulFire Tattoo
Watch: [Deadwool] Nuvolari chronograph

SET DESIGN:
{Why Not ?} Figurine Candle Stand White
Soy. BKLYNITES LOFT – The Lofty Sky Apartment (Rare) (from past event)
DRD Chesterfield Couch Single

Desirable Denial

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Slow torture you yearn for.
Admit it.
You know the pleasures rewarded for patience.
Hold it…. Not yet.

The descent back down as you try to calm yourself,
Only to be denied again as you’re forced back up.
The waves you’re forced to ride,
So sorry for your thrills.

This time I keep you there,
Forcing you to hang on to your training.
You know what I like.  Answer me.
Do you want it?  No longer denied?


POSE:
.Zuli. You & Me @ Pose Lover & Friends until Sept. 25th

BRODERICK is wearing:
Hair: *ARGRACE* SHUN – Ebony
Jacket: [Deadwool] The Dandy – jacket – black w/ shirt & tie
Pants: [Deadwool] The Dandy – formal trousers -black (w/ belt)
Ring: [ kunst ] – Magnus ring (right)

RYANNA is wearing:  (Click here to visit this beautiful woman’s blog)
Dress: Kenny Rolands – TENTATION BodySuit & Skirt -BLACK-
Hair: TRUTH HAIR Cerys –  browns
Shoes:  *KC|Couture* TOLUCA STRAPPY HEELS
Jewerly: WAYNE / MIRA Necklace (GOLD)
Tattoo: .::Nanika::.Gold Sequins Mesh body Appliers @ The Secret Affair

STREAMING:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBswr8D9fMA

The Everyday

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“Plenty of people miss their share of happiness,
not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it.”
-William Feather-


POSE:
Q Poses Relax @ Pose Lover & Friends until Sept. 25th

BRODERICK is wearing:
Jacket: Apple May Designs (AMD) Leather Jacket – Black (New Release in store soon!)
Pants: [Deadwool] Peak suit (wool) – trousers – L. grey
Glasses: Fleebish! Reading Glasses Tape
Hair: *ARGRACE* GAKU

My Reason

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Everyone has their reasons…
Mine are you.

From the cardboard boxes, and what they represent,
to the clock on the wall, and the time it keeps…
You.

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POSE:
Artis – My Cool Half @ Pose Lover & Friends until Sept. 25th

BRODERICK is wearing:
Hair: *ARGRACE* SHUN – Ebony
Top: BlankLine Cardie with shirts [Gray]
Bottoms: BlankLine ColorPants [White]
Shoes: [Phunk] Vintage Wingtip Shoe

RYANNA is wearing:  (For her blog, click here!)
Outfit: Emerald Couture –  Sexy In the Fall (Burgundy) /with boots @ ReVamped September
Hair: .Entwined. Dani @ The Book of Daniel (until Sept. 20)
Jewelry: ~Tantalum~ Mila (necklace and ring) @ ReVamped September

 

SET DESIGN:
Cozy Essentials {CE} Katrina Candle Chandlier ~ TC
Cozy Essentials {CE} Gear Clock
Cozy Essentials {CE} Leafy Plant ~ TC
Cozy Essentials {CE} Music Corner
Cozy Essentials {CE} Wooden Crate
Kaerri – Lavandre Set (curtains, rug, table, chair, mirror, lavender plant) @ ReVamped September
.:Bee designs:. A song for you gacha Notes wall decor
.Bᴇᴀᴜᴛɪғᴜʟ Mᴇss Dᴇsɪɢɴs. – Wicker basket @ Pose Lover & Friends until Sept. 25th
.Bᴇᴀᴜᴛɪғᴜʟ Mᴇss Dᴇsɪɢɴs. – Throw Pillow [eiffel tower] @ Pose Lover & Friends until Sept. 25th