Ermilia’s Picture it & write (Sunday 29 September 2013)
Once again (after a long interval) is my offering to ‘Picture it & write’ hosted by Ermilia (Ermisenda and Eliabeth) who invite others to join them by writing a fictional story or poem to accompany an image presented on their blog.
He wanted some dainty cups for his office.
Was this unusual?
How would his clients react?
Did it make him effeminate to want such treasures adorning his desk?
He’d always felt a little different.
He’d always refrained from allowing his ‘other side’ to display itself.
He’d been warned as a boy to stiffen up; keep yourself manly; don’t slouch; don’t cry; be a man!
And yet, he couldn’t deny the loveliness of this part of his nature.
He’d let it happen, and enjoy the many peculiarities his nature offered.
All that was left to do was match his décor accordingly.