Melbourne 365: Day 53

We walk between the columns, looking up and marvelling at their straight lines, stretched like the ribs of a marbled beast. Our footsteps dart and echo between, chattering with excitement at the pomp and circumstance all around them. We are like mice, scurrying at the feet of something larger, older, more substantial…


Melbourne 365: Day 53

3 thoughts on “Melbourne 365: Day 53

  1. ‘Ribs of a marbled beast’ … Gosh, Tim. When you write this, do you think, “Yeah! I totally just OWNED you, figurative language! Take THAT, blogosphere!!”

    I would love it if you did. Humility is so over-rated.

    1. Yep, that’s exactly what I was thinking Jen! Actually I was more focused on the mice line – I’ve been trying to find a home for that one for a while now… 🙂

  2. I, in all sincerity, really liked the mice analogy too. It was the opening line, and it’s instantaneous grip it had on me to read more that impressed me most. I was like a moth to the cliched flame.

    Blame NAPLAN preparations, but I was highly impressed with your ‘hook’. 🙂

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