Gingerly: In Response to the WordPress Prompt

Author’s Note: This short post from the backlog was written in 2017 when WordPress used to provide single word prompts for bloggers to fill. Do they still do that? I don’t think so?


And in twilight, it almost felt like she could count the innumerable, white-lit pinpricks in the uppermost western sky. It almost felt like she could reach out and touch them, that she could taste the cotton candy streaks of pink and orange and yellow on her tongue…

And when she closed her eyes, she filled her lungs with brine, imagining worlds she’d not yet dared to enter.

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