I miss you and I haven’t even left you yet.
After love leaves.
Look away now.
Awakening, as in not falling asleep.
What’s memorable out here?
A summer story.
All we could do was stand still.
“Don’t doubt how wonderful and capable you are.”
The end of an argument, and longing for human contact.
July’s theme is ORIGIN STORY. For details on how to send us your work, please read our Submit page. ✴
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