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Fic: A Sketch for a Portrait: A Nude in Woollen Socks (Remus/Sirius, PG)

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Dec. 31st, 2010 | 11:54 pm

Having not contributed to the community this year, I decided to attempt at a tiny bonus text for rs_small_gifts, when I got inspired by dreaminginblack’s prompt at the last moment. I ended up crafting another Sketch for a Portrait in the series of 100-word drabbles about my artist!Remus’s life. And I think the moment I show here follows soon after the latter scene in the small gift I posted two years ago (In Lines of Charcoal). However, the drabble works, of course, also separately.

Title: A Nude in Woollen Socks
Author: paulamcg
Recipient: dreaminginblack
Rating: PG
Word Count: 100
Summary:: A moment of happiness in December 1995.

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Under this canopy once erected for the Noble heir’s bed, I’m a full-body portrait for him to look at: scars, gauntness, damage drawn by hardships in my beautiful life. Yes, beautiful – happy at moments.

He hasn’t exposed everything: he’s still wearing my ancient sweatshirt. But his feet unlike mine are bare, ice-cold – now touching my armpits.

“Help me get off one pair of these...” It’s not easy when there’re two pairs of woollen socks on top of each other.

We’re howling with laughter. Before he guesses my goal, he’s wearing socks, slippery on the floor, and we’re gliding in dance.

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Minnow

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from: minnow_53
date: Jan. 8th, 2014 10:38 am (UTC)
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And you're still writing! So lovely to see another piece from you -- I love it, and hope it will be the first of many.

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PaulaMcG

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from: paulamcg
date: Jan. 8th, 2014 06:34 pm (UTC)
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Oh, you must have thought this was posted a week ago! No, I’m sad to say it was three years ago. Since 2011 I’ve been stuck to keeping a diary only. In any case I’m so happy you – who helped me edit when I started writing this series of Sketches in late 2006 – have now seen this little piece and loved it. Once again I can almost believe I could still work on more Sketches. Thank you so much.

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Minnow

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from: minnow_53
date: Jan. 10th, 2014 07:52 am (UTC)
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Yes, I did think it was just posted now -- but I've been out of the fandom for a long time, sadly! Obviously, I still hope you will start writing again, either RS or other fiction.

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PaulaMcG

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from: paulamcg
date: Jan. 10th, 2014 09:27 pm (UTC)
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Thank you for your words. Yes, it feels sad and strange that it’s been such a long time.

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