Landscaped

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She clung like dew to familiarity, arcane and magical in an obscured smile understood only by those who knew the songs she sang and the moves she danced as the angle of the sun set her silhouette aflame, her place in the cosmos preventing the decay of time and the passing breezes from wreaking their anger on her soft skin vaguely bronzed by the fading light. Perhaps her smile could have said more, but it spoke only in a language both long forgotten and not yet learned, and not even she could comprehend the scene stretching its thin fingers into the horizon.

(dtn)

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4 responses to “Landscaped

  1. Blaine Verley

    Lovely!

  2. gerald parnell

    u paint a picture i would hang on the wall…

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