byok ([personal profile] byok) wrote in [community profile] bakerstreet2017-04-17 08:51 am

Never to touch and never to keep

the non-sexual touch turned romantic or erotic meme

It's said that a picture is worth a thousand words. A touch, one between people who have more than just something together whether they know it or not, can be worth a million. This meme is to celebrate those intimate touches...with a twist. Almost no touch here is sexual, at least overtly, yet with the right chemistry, things can heat up romantically or erotically. This might not even be caused by the sensation caused by the touch itself - or perhaps it is - but rather the sentiment behind the gesture.

Not a smut player? That's fine. There is a tuned-up emotional aspect to all this as well, as has been mentioned. Be sure to include that you'd prefer things to stay a little less steamy the more hands-on things become.

With all that said, let's put that thousand words to rest. Instead, reach out and touch someone.

  • Comment with your character and preferences. Remember to say if you don't want smut.
  • Reply to others.
  • Use RNG. Don't use RNG. It's you're choice.

  1. Chest
  2. Inner arm
  3. Upper arm
  4. Small of the back
  5. Forehead
  6. Face
  7. Ears
  8. Lips
  9. Neck
  10. Nape of the neck
  11. Stomach
  12. Hips
  13. Soft kisses on parts of the body
  14. Upper leg
  15. Lower leg
  16. Ankles
  17. Feet
  18. Touching old scars
  19. Hand kiss
  20. Wiping away tears
  21. Cleaning - whether bathing or with wash rags or towels
  22. Tending to injuries
  23. Massage
  24. Hand holding
  25. Encouragement or cheer up touch
  26. Desire to be close
  27. Embrace
  28. Bodies barely touching
  29. Pressed close in bed or on the couch while cuddling
  30. Flirtatious or trying to be sexual
  31. Keeping them from going away
  32. Before separation
  33. After a long while
  34. Comfort while sick or upset
  35. Teasing or edging close to naughty territory
  36. Accidental touch
  37. Playing them like a harp because you know they want to be touched
  38. Indirect intimacy. No touching the obvious spots!
  39. You can't hold out, you've got to indulge and touch everywhere
  40. Hand kink; you can't get enough of the way their hands feel

mastodonut: (idefk)

[personal profile] mastodonut 2017-04-19 04:09 am (UTC)(link)
[Predictable is a problem, one that Zack might care about strategically tomorrow after he'd slept. For now it meant he was able to counter most of those punches which left him laughing, bright and loud and self satisfied despite his fatigue.

He's expecting the roundhouse, waiting for it even. If the punches are coming in a predictable pattern then he knows damn well Jason's going to try and finish with it again. The second Jason's weight shifts out, moving forward so he can follow through with the kick Zack's swinging his leg forward too, aiming to hook his ankle behind Jason's heel before he has time to balance fully. If it works it'll take his supporting leg out from under him mid kick.

Which is a great theory and Trini, the only one of them with any real martial arts training, would probably be impressed with the logic at least. Except Zack's tired and sloppy and just not fast enough. He's so focused on the counter that his guard is down and the slight shift of his position to try to steal Jason's balance is the only thing that saves him from being knocked out cold.

Even so his head snaps hard to the side with the impact of Jason's foot along his jaw and the next thing Zack knows he's falling, his own balance now compromised by the very defense he was attempting to employ.

It takes a long moment for him to finally spit blood onto the dirt floor of the pit and grumble, half winded from the fall]

Fuck. I deserved that.
slapsintospace: (Thinks about slapping)

[personal profile] slapsintospace 2017-04-19 04:41 am (UTC)(link)
[ The impact is the first sign that something went wrong. Zack had tried something different this time, he was trying to throw Jason's balance off from the start. It was clever, but from the looks of it it was a long way from being effective.

He looks down to find Zack on the floor, that was a bad hit, Jason didn't restrain himself at all. Too confident in the predictability of his moves and how Zack kept dodging his hands with no problem.

He rushed to Zack, he would take a while to heal completely. His mouth was bleeding. Shit, Jason was really hoping he didn't fuck up Zack's teeth or jaw, even with healing factor it was safe to assume it was going to be a painful experience. He kneels down next to Zack and offers him a hand to get up. ]

Fuck, dude. I'm sorry, I thought for sure you were going to get that last kick. I didn't measure my strength. Are you okay?

mastodonut: (srs bzns)

[personal profile] mastodonut 2017-04-19 05:00 am (UTC)(link)
[Zack groaned softly and glared up at the other teen for a moment. Yeah he was going to turn colors to match his armor but all of his teeth were still intact so he'd be fine. Eventually. If only he hadn't cut the inside of his cheek open on his own teeth.

There was something reassuring about the way Jason rushed to ensure he was okay, though. Something that reminded him he didn't have to take things up just one more notch all the time. Something that made him smile and reach for the offered hand.]

It'd be so easy to pull you down too y'know. [Not a challenge exactly, more of a reminder to Jason that Zack wasn't a push over or something. He thought about it, about taking their leaders hand and then turning around and dragging him down in the dirt with him. Then again neither one of them might make it out of the pit tonight if he did. Not with how tired and sore he was.

So he just lets Jason pull him up, finding his footing again and squeezing the other's hand when the world tilts dangerously at the shift of gravity.]
slapsintospace: (dakr)

[personal profile] slapsintospace 2017-04-19 11:09 pm (UTC)(link)
[ At first, Jason thought Zack would be pissed off. It wouldn't be the first time. Now that he could take a good look at Zack's face he could tell that it was going to bruise badly, but he was really betting on it not bruising at all. Jason felt like absolute shit.

But then Zack smiled at him and even though he felt guilty for being careless during sparring partner, it was really hard not to smile back. It was one of Zack's many talents, he could pull that off even if he had just gotten whacked in the jaw. ]
Yeah, I know. Feel free to kick my face next time.

[ Jason fought every muscle in his body that agreed with Zack and pulled him up until they were both standing. Before he could let go he felt the pressure in his hand and Zack started swaying to the other side.]

Wait-- shit. Hold on, Zack. [ He instinctively reaches around Zack to hold him by the waist, making him lean heavily on Jason so he doesn't fall face first into the dirt... again. Shit, he really shouldn't have been this careless. ]
mastodonut: (idefk)

[personal profile] mastodonut 2017-04-20 07:07 am (UTC)(link)
[He was going to make some smart ass comment about kicking his tooth out, already grinning and starting to laugh at his own wit and how mad Kimberley would be. Really he was. As soon as the world stopped trying to throw him off.

He squeezed his eyes shut as Jason reached around him to steady him and it says something about how out of it he is that he doesn't immediately say something stupid and suggestive. He leans into the blond, his own arm coming up around Jason's side to grip his shoulder. He stays like that for a long moment, wavering a little on his feet, holding onto Jason and letting Jason hold onto him.]

Okay... [He blinked his eyes open finally, realizing abruptly how close they were and that he practically had his face pressed into their leader's neck. A blush starts to creep over his cheeks but he firmly ignores it as he determinedly starts to take some of his own weight back.] I think- Yeah I think I'm good?

[He almost nods and then stops himself, concentrating instead on just standing straight and not wobbling anymore. Right? He thinks he's not wobbling but it's kinda hard to tell.]
slapsintospace: (Messy)

[personal profile] slapsintospace 2017-04-22 02:39 am (UTC)(link)
[ Jason was trying his best to ignore the shiver that ran down his spine when he felt Zack breathing on his neck, so far he was not being successful. He shook his head and cleared his throat, what mattered right now was to keep Zack from hurting himself. He wished that was the first time that thought crossed his mind.]

Are you though? [ Jason said with a dubious look on his face, Zack was still moving from side to side, slightly less than a moment ago but maybe he was concussed or something and if so Jason really needed him to stay put.

He still had a firm hold on Zack's waist, trying his best to keep him steady. Trying his best not to think about the warmth spreading across his face, this wasn't the time to feel flustered. ]

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[personal profile] mastodonut 2017-04-22 03:31 am (UTC)(link)
Am I ever? [Zack flashes the other boy a grin. He's pretty sure he's not concussed but Jason's the football player so he would know what to look for more than Zack. The world's a bit unstable but he's not nauseous and he knows that at least is a good sign. Puking would royally suck and probably mean he should go to a hospital. Except they can't because they're super heroes so that would be weird with all the other healing shit.

Never mind the fact that he could never afford it.

But he just lets himself lean on Jason, holding onto him to steady himself, fingers dancing along his side and the back of his shoulder because even as exhausted and wobbly as he is Zack can never just be still.]

Just... gonna lean on you a bit though. [His head is almost back on Jason's shoulder when he realizes how this could seem and his blush intensifies.] Not a fuckin word Scott.
slapsintospace: (detention tension)

[personal profile] slapsintospace 2017-04-22 04:01 am (UTC)(link)
Okay-- that's fine just, try not to loose consciousness. Stay with me, alright? [ Jason didn't think that was a good option, but if Zack wasn't feeling well enough to move there was nothing that he could do for now. And now Zack was using him for leverage, tapping his fingers on Jason's ribs and by now he's sure his face was completely red.

What was he supposed to say, really? He wouldn't mock Zack for needing his help, he was the one who almost broke his face to begin with.

Jason had to back a few steps though, holding Zack's entire weight in his state was not a good idea. He found a flat surface to lean against so he moved toward it he tried not to move Zack too much in case he was feeling lightheaded.. ]

Edited 2017-04-22 04:03 (UTC)
mastodonut: (srs bzns)

[personal profile] mastodonut 2017-04-22 06:30 am (UTC)(link)
I ain't goin anywhere. [If he was gonna pass the fuck out it'd have happened by now. But the whole clingy thing was probably pretty disconcerting. Right. Man up, Taylor.

Except Jason was moving him back towards one of the rocks they usually perched on between rounds and Zack couldn't bring himself to care, feeling the tension work through Jason's shoulder, his side, muscles shifting as he steadied Zack and moved them both at the same time. It was a little distracting and whether that was because of his personality or the head injury was up for debate.

Jason could be really fucking distracting sometimes. It was a problem.

Once they were leaning against solid stone and no longer wobbling in the middle of their makeshift arena Zack shifted his weight so he as standing beside Jason, not practically on top of him. He stayed close enough that they were still touching, though. Milking it? Yeah, probably.]

I'm not gonna pass out, dude. Promise. Ain't that bad just need a minute or three. If nothing else the whole super healing shit will fix it pretty quick.