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Look at me - I'm drabbling!

"How's that cramp, Spike?"

I had a hard time keeping the shock and surprise out of my voice as I answered. I'm not sure I managed.

"How's that cramp?" This from the bird that wouldn't say boo; meek, mild-mannered Miss Maclay?

I look at her and I realise, I'd never really looked or seen before. Her shy demeanor, her habit of hiding behind her hair - an effective smokescreen, that. Allowing her to work steadily, unobtrusively, towards her goal of letting the light in, making it reach the farthest corners. This girl is anything but weak; she's strong, made of steel, and observant. She finds her strength within her heart, with which she loves, without judgeing, without fear. And with a profound sense of humour.

"How's that cramp, Spike?"
I think it may just be starting up again -- for you, pet.

Comments

xionin
Sep. 19th, 2003 05:42 am (UTC)
definitely. a lot of authors explore that as well.

and no need to thank me, silly girl. ;]
gamiila
Sep. 19th, 2003 05:49 am (UTC)
Yeah - I know I'm being silly but...I just never thought it would be so hard to give up a few lines to the world. I'm still tempted to delete the whole entry!
xionin
Sep. 19th, 2003 05:58 am (UTC)
no!!!

i kow how you feel, though. i did my first sunday 100 last week and i still wanna take it down. lol