It was above me once greater than anything I had seen before Arms spread wider than the universe if the universe is all I can see A dark stretch of brown against white splintering off into tendrils like broken claws like the haggard breath of a thousand lonely faces A slow…
I want you to hear what I hear, feel what I feel—feel like someone else inhabiting a stranger's body. I want you to know the fear when muscles bunch…
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When the rains fell even the broken clouds looked too blue— the far starlight and the planets moving like small bulbs in an empty room. There was a…
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for S, age 11
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Life is ruined by the things we take apart. The things we build aren’t built to last. They are temporary things we use to get ahead, move on, move up…
There are names and there is naming like a demigod on Earth for the first time There's a bump in a name A jolt toward wakefulness Secret names that can…
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It collects like feathers of moonlight into the low sunless valleys of the past into the places where the light is so weak it leaves behind ice when the…
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If there is an hour of coldness in me it is because I have loved because I have confused pain for whimsy because the summer sun can only hide winter for…
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