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In the Endless Rain
The thundering sky flashed with a brilliant white light. Massive black clouds loomed overhead and began to pour down bucket-sized drops of rain. I hurriedly ran for cover under the bus shelter, sighing in relief. Sitting down, I stared up at the roof, and then at the sky. Even though it was obviously going to rain, I thought I could make it home before it did. Apparently, I was wrong. The rain wasnt supposed to let up until later that evening. Soaked from head to toe, I couldnt wait to change into warm dry clothes. I tried to remember what I was doing in a dreadful place like this, and after little thought, remembered: nothing.
My life was boring as hell, and I had no place I really belonged. My family loved me but never supported my opinions and ideas, so it was pointless to stay there. I decided to run away in search of something new, but it didnt really tur
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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