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Day 107: No Place Like Home

“Shallow graves for shallow hearts. For pick-me-ups and fall-aparts. For promises that never started right.” -“No Place Like Home ” by Marianas Trench The urn in Rob’s hands felt weighted with lead; carrying it into the woods was like carrying his own coffin. Looking at the others, he could tell they felt the same. Sam… Continue reading Day 107: No Place Like Home

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Day 97: Elevator Music

“O-O-H, child, things are gonna get easier…” -“O-O-H Child” by The Five Stairsteps Waiting and waiting, foot tapping, awkwardly holding your coffee cup and smiling at the total strangers in the car with you. Each floor dings, and people get on and off, hold polite conversations, and still the speaker sings that music, as painfully… Continue reading Day 97: Elevator Music

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Day 51: The Madness of a Dream

“Come to me Just in a dream. Come on and rescue me.” -“Madness” by Muse Malcolm twitched. His face scrunched, his eyebrows flicked, his hands moved of their own accord, his eyes rolled under closed lids. Beads of sweat pooled on his forehead, and he rolled over, tangling the sheets around his legs. The comforter… Continue reading Day 51: The Madness of a Dream

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Day 49: Heels

Heels are empowering. There’s something so satisfying about their click across the floor, the way people look up, the words: “You’re so tall today!” Heels make others uncomfortable, sometimes. They remind people forcibly of a girl’s presence and her professionalism. Her existence in a room is powerful. Heels make a girl aware of her posture,… Continue reading Day 49: Heels