To me her skin felt soft, like butter, under the pressure of my thumb. I could spend all our time together just repeating that one single exercise, feeling her skin respond to my pressure. We sat by the window after dusk, when it was far too dark for us to be able to make out each other’s features. We heard a bird and we saw them pass by, the colour of delphiniums and light itself.
We used to wonder how those things worked.
I have a favourite video. The Joker by Fatboy Slim. It is unbelievable.