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3, 3, 3.a.) shoot. i touched the door-post in the wrong way as i walked pass it. (tap, tap, tap.)
i've got to go back and undo it. wrong again. no biggie, i'll just do it 'once more'.
sliding back and forth until my head lets me go.
b.) i only threw two pieces of clothing in the laundry basket tonight. i'm in trouble now.
(tap, tap, tap. knocking on wood is good for the soul.)
three is good, nothing wrong with three. three, three, three. it's all going to be okay now.
c.) place my finger upon the table, no that didn't feel too good, do it again, again, again.
add one, lose one; tick, tick, tick, this game never stops.
i'll just tap, tap, tap my fingers to the rhythm of my mind.
The Parlour IncidentOne day in July, I believe it was, I found myself sitting with several acquaintances in Christopher's parlour. It was one of those deliciously lazy afternoons which only the summer in her full glory can bring. The room had a wan, listless light to it, relaxing the other guests and myself as we languidly chatted over tea and crumpets. The air was also sluggishly heavy, dulling the senses to a slowly-blended calm engendered by the heat of St. Othniel's southerly climate.
At length, after much stimulating conversation, Christopher stood, producing a book of sheet music.
"What do you all say to a bit of music?" he asked.
"Certainly," I answered.
"Oh yes, please do darling!" Tabitha exclaimed, "he's quite the maestro."
Christopher laughed, shaking his head.
"Now, now love, I'd not go that far."
He strode over to the piano as the other guests urged him on. Ida entered the room bearing a merrily steaming teapot and more crumpets.
"More tea sirs?" she inquired, shooting sideways glances at her
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