Earthblood amulet #2CHAPTER ONE: http://snappyirides.deviantart.com/art/The-EarthBlood-Amulet-1-355381513?q=gallery%3ASnappyIrides%2F38958198&qo=7“Oi bot-brain! Vamooshki with the Diaquiri, comprendes?" Bleu called.A robot behind the bar jerked its spindly arms at the bartender’s voice, its hand-like fixtures collected a glass from its interior storage. With a whir and a splash, the 'bot deposited its payload at Bleu's elbow. His latest customer wordlessly took her refreshment, turning away with a haughty toss of golden locks.She headed back to her padded Lucid seat. She knocked back her drink like a hardened imbiber, and as Bleu watched, she had her connections plugged in, and was gone. Bleu ran his hands over the back of his neck and wished he had a neurological upload port like hers.An alert flashed on his InteNote, and Bleu cussed heartily. His glowing wrist implant displayed an alert flagged to the hotel's check-in desk. This was all he needed; the owner of the Diamonté Hotel m
Words MisconstruedCan I say“I love you”Without my wordsBeing misconstrued?I speak not of grand declarationsLoyalty for life, affection unconditionalI try not to make a loud proclamationOf love…to burn down a city …to sweep away the despair …to drive away the cold Can I say“I love you”Without my wordsBeing misconstrued?This is a voice that whispersQuieter than the winter windIt tells a tale of humble castIt is the tale of… the spark of a smile …the love in a laugh…a peaceful moment shared … an hour, a day, gone too fastCan I say“I love you”Without my wordsBeing misconstrued?This is not the love ofWordsworth, Keats, or ShakespeareThough the words are the same,And the sentiment is there,Mine is something smaller:Simple words.To say that I care.