something like …

It is the ninth day of the first month of the year, yet I still don’t feel present. I need something to jolt me back into life. Something thrilling and startling (a trip to Dreamworld just isn’t going to cut it). Something like …

– jumping out of a plane (again)

– base jumping

– a horse gallop on the beach

– a fast – really fast – drive (race track speeds, preferably on a race track)

– abseiling down a mountain

– jumping out of a helicopter (there’s a theme emerging, I know)

– a tussle with the sea

– a wrestle with another human

– a European luge

Something – anything – to get my self back. It’s as though every piece of epinephrine has been whittled away by what has happened over the last couple of months. I need to be be unnerved. I am so far away from who I am it’s unnerving. Unnerving, but it is still not enough.

16 thoughts on “something like …

  1. What about a wrestle in the sea somewhere in Europe? That, Miss CJ, I can help with…

    May you find your way back soon to being present and start writing more of your fabeeularse poetry xo

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    1. My dearest T.A … I do believe Italy is on my travel menu for this year, so I’m thinking jumping off old bridges, a wrestle with a hot Italian in the sea and then perhaps a Frenchman would do the trick. I look forward to seeing you! I can’t come to Europe and not visit you or my best friend who has moved to the Netherlands. I cannot wait xoxo

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  2. That sux honey … Will a rendezvous with this little black duck help in any way? I have a car, I have a license, I have a free weekend!!! Love you sweetness, am always here … I could randomly push you off objects oooooorrrrrr even better go out in public with you, raise my hands and scream “who just touched my girl, come on I dare you to try me!” Just a few ideas πŸ˜€ xoxo

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    1. Noooo, it doesn’t suck at all! I feel blessed to know what I need. You are *hilarious*, my love πŸ™‚ Yes – we must catch up, but this weekend is chockas … I’ll be in touch xoxo

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      1. Now you’re talking πŸ™‚ I have this long winded fantasy about riding a horse on the beach, taking it into the water for a bit of a play and then riding it full throttle on the sand, just near the shoreline. I even have the soundtrack planned and everything! xoxo

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      1. We have some amazing bridges here. Check out Pont du Gard and The Millau!!!
        Kite surfing doesn’t really fit the theme but you feel like you are flying! πŸ™‚

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  3. how bout i dress up as the boogieman and start chasing you around the streets of highgate hill when you get home?
    and if I catch you,you’ve gotta let me pull out one of your teeth with some pliers?
    or how bout letting me visit and give you a major new hair cut&colour?

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    1. Sounds terrifying, but slightly up my alley πŸ˜‰ We can do zombie/corpse face together! Ant, you’re such a sweetheart – I would love to see you (I emailed you this morning) and hug you xoxo

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