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When the penny was discontinued, she sat on the carpet counting them for hours until I could taste the acidic steel in the air. She ran her fingerprint over the spine of the maple leaf, murmuring each date. She put them in piles that were counted over and over. Her hands started to shake, and […]
There blooms a fiery flower under your forehead today. It singes my lips.
Trees dusted in snow watch over you as you sleep. Your poinsettia holds onto three bright petals. The mountain winks in the background. Here in their shadow, you are small, but full of strength. Here, he runs his fingertips down your spine as pine whistles in the window. The trees are silent in their watching. […]
We rounded up a jam jar with fireflies. Still sticky, they glowed, lighting up the innocence in her blue eyes. We laughed, surrounded by bread crumbs and things that glow in the moon.
He is leaning with his back against the twisted metal bars of the playground. Painted bright red and yellow, they are a mess of colour beneath his black jacket. White fluff drifts past my face. It drifts everywhere like snow; and I thought winter was over. But here is the white fluffy stuff of summer. […]