Asleep - quotes and descriptions to inspire creative writing
In his dreams he heard the sound of his children's feet, of their laughter and impromptu song lyrics. He would be so asleep and so awake in his soul, reliving those perfect moments of fatherhood. There were days he'd recall those adventures of the nighttime and lavish them upon us over breakfast, no doubt with a few beautiful details added on the fly. And he was so handsome as he slept, that steady heart, those steady breaths, more than enough to make me fall in love with him all over again.
Two shirtless boys lay snoring, one letting air out simultaneous to the other breathing in. Simon cautiously stepped over Samneric, one tossed a bit destroying the harmony between the twins. Simon drifted in between huts stepping over bodies strewn across the beach. He stepped over a pair of Jack’s hunters, their painted faces masking the nightmares they dreamt.
She carefully rolled onto her side and looked at him. His features were much softer in sleep, the lines that usually creased his brow replaced by the youthful appearance that matched those of others their age. He looked peaceful. Wanting nothing more than to curl up into the curve of his body, she turned around and pulled the blanket up over her shoulder.
His heart thumped in accordance with slow, shallow breaths. Serenity was plastered across his face as he slept. At peace, his consciousness swirled in the land of dreams, oblivious to the physical world.
When he was asleep he lay as still as a brick. The only movement was the slight rise and fall of his chest. It was hard to imagine that this was the same boy that tore around from sun up to sun down, terrorizing his parents and teachers alike, putting spider's in his sister's hair and salt in his Dad's coffee. In sleep he was angelic, his face as fresh as a dew drop, making gentle snuffling noises as he breathed.
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