What is it to be intimate? The touch of a lover’s hand or lips, perhaps? Two bodies locked together in desire for a common fulfilment; the intellect muted while the emotional and sexual energies dance their own bolero?
We generally associate intimacy with the body, but it’s not always so, and the exceptions can point the way to something much deeper…
The body has its own wisdom, and lives by an organic truth. We can play all sorts of games with our minds, but a bodily ‘state’ is just that – an undeniable and persistent experience that has no form outside of its representation as pleasure or pain. As such it exists at a level beyond misrepresentation.
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