I had an amazing bath.

It was so hot in there I was sweating.

I had to introduce each body part to the water, one by one.

My genitals were buoyant and my muscles blended into the water.

Water surrounded my ears until the podcast man was saying sounds, not words.

Head tipped back, eyes closed, my breathing holes rode the still surface of the pool.

The stillness was broken with a swoosh as I emerged, like a fish in water.

I rewarded my body by scrubbing it all smooth with clean bubbles.

I felt naked and happy,