Today's muse: One Word.
Today's word: Turbine.
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The constant rotation of our water wheel relationship is both comforting and terrifying. I embrace the reassuring reliability of its monotony, but moments fighting for breath leave me trembling. The inevitable plunges into ice-cold water circle around like a menstrual cycle.
I find myself gulping for air when I surface, praying it all ends before the next turn of the wheel.