exposure - quotes and descriptions to inspire creative writing
In exposure the pain later becomes a numbness and is all the more dangerous for the lack of feeling, for this is when the body systems shut down and are very challenging to reboot.
Over exposure to violence and to winter cold both bring numbness, to body and to soul. Whilst there is more comfort in this zone of nothing, the only way back to safety is the painful re-ignition of feeling, of nerves firing up once more.
The wintry day was as an over-exposed photograph, white upon both land and branch, and was haunting in all the right ways.
After the numbing chill of exposure, the gentle warm water is both saviour and intense pain.