She stirred the water. The tea leaves whirled before calming and settling down onto the sides of the teapot.

“Such is life. At once there is calmness all around and suddenly there appears a force that breaks the silence and creates a lasting madness all around you.”  She pondered.

Closing her eyes, she inhaled the aroma of the brewing tea and ran her tongue over her dry lips.

Her lips widened as she felt infirm yet muscular hands wrap around her waist in a hug as he whispered, “The more you brew and nurture a relationship, more strong it gets.” 

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