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Nafka"Nafka," whispered the old woman. The boy gazed up with round eyes, two moons in the evening dusk. Two forgotten suns.
There once were two brother Suns. The First Sun, being the eldest, was given, as a gift, a planet of water. The Second, following his brother, was given a planet of wind. A millennium passed, during which the water planet gave birth to forest, and the wind planet to silver. From forest sprang beings of earth, and from silver beings of wind. As time churned, those of the water planet unearthed the flame which their father, the First Sun, had hidden in their planet's core. With this, the earthen beings were able to build great cities, and grow wings. Those of the wind planet met no such luck. After years of searching, they had found fire, but could not tame it. Sick with fury, the Second Sun burned bright. The First Sun looked upon his br
a dangerous hallucinationThe light coming through the window was bright,
much too bright.
Even though my eyes were closed
I could see it-
The skin of my arms prickled,
sweat dripped from my brow.
It was two in the afternoon but…
the sun was setting
through the window facing east.
I should have seen the hutch,
shelves lined with bone china
decorated with delicate leaves and vines.
I was so thirsty
and reaching for cups that should have been there.
Instead I found a billboard of butterflies,
the colors raging
more than any rainbow
I'd ever seen.
Their wings fluttered and flashed
yet somehow they moved in slow motion.
I wanted to stand,
wanted to reach out and touch them but…
I couldn't move,
and yet I laughed
ignoring my dry mouth
and the tingling in my feet.
There was a tempest
on the rise
and in my blood.
A sugar rush disguised
as a riot of butterflies
and they were swarming me.
There was a small vial
of insulin in my pocket
that I nev
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