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Touch

  • Curling up with a soft blanket
  • A mother's loving touch
  • Hugs from children
  • Lying on a comfortable bed
  • A hot, steamy shower
  • Soft fabric
  • The smoothness of silk & satin against my skin
  • Cuddling with my cat
  • Soft bedsheets against freshly shaved legs
  • Running my fingers through my hair
  • Holding a comforting hand
  • Kneeling in sajdah, feeling humbled & safe
  • Leaning on someone when feeling tired/weak
  • My late grandfather's butterfly kisses
  • The feeling of release after crying
  • The feeling of wet earth between my fingers while gardening
  • Riding in a car with a velvety smooth suspension
  • Paper hot off the press
  • Aching after a good workout
  • Good massages
  • Swinging that feels like flying
  • Lying on a rooftop
  • Long car/train rides
  • Long walks outside
  • Hiking in the mountains
  • Soft grass beneath bare feet
  • Slightly chill wind
  • Lightly falling raindrops

Sight

  • A genuine, heartfelt smile
  • Soulful eyes
  • The face of a loved one
  • Beautiful scenery
  • Sunrise
  • Lightning
  • Snow-capped mountains
  • Sunset over an ocean
  • The Northern Lights
  • Ancient trees
  • Wild horses/deer
  • The harvest moon
  • Wide open fields
  • Wildflower patches
  • Wisteria tunnels
  • The ocean
  • Sea caves
  • Bioluminescent tide
  • Fairylights
  • White clouds
  • Moonlight on a body of water
  • A sky full of vivid stars
  • Good books
  • Beautiful art
  • Good movies
  • Autumn leaves
  • Cozy libraries
  • My favorite bookstore
  • Foggy mornings
  • Leather, lace, silk, chiffon, & satin; beautiful textures & fabrics
  • Elaborate Pakistani clothes

Hearing

  • Qur'an/duas/adhan
  • Meditation chimes
  • Qawwalis
  • Melodious languages/accents
  • A child's laughter
  • Profound conversations
  • Falling rain
  • Ocean waves
  • Thunder
  • Piano/flute/harp/guitar
  • Birds singing
  • Wind whistling
  • Firewood crackling
  • Leaves crunching
  • My cat meowing to say hello

Smell

  • Jasmine/tuberose flowers
  • Winter air
  • Burning wood
  • Hazelnut candles
  • Faint lilac/vanilla
  • Sweet perfume
  • Rain
  • Musty old books
  • Wet grass
  • Fresh laundry
  • Bakeries
  • Subtle cologne/aftershave
  • Gasoline

Taste

  • Hazelnut
  • Chocolate covered strawberries
  • Sweet plums
  • Molten lava cake
  • Cold water
  • Good tea
  • Hot chocolate
  • Homemade biryani
  • French fries & garlic sauce
  • Potatoes
  • Pasta
  • Rice
  • Pad kee mow
  • Chai
  • Good Pakistani/Thai/Italian food
  • Hummus
  • Paneer

x r

oct 13 2012 ∞
sep 21 2018 +
user picture hollyowl: Beautiful list! dec 27 2012
user picture Rubab: Thanks! :) jan 2 2013