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Tall, Dark and Scary (Chapter 1)As I lay in bed, I touched my lips. They tingled slightly to the touch but the initial pain, I once felt, was gone. Why did I have to read that note? Why did I have to show up at the greenhouse? It was like I was begging to have a run in with evil. I mean honestly though, I never expected the sender to be him. The note was just there early this morning. It didn't have anything other than my name and it was folded into a nice, neat square. I knew it couldn't have been a mistake because I am the only Arabelle in my school.
I touched my lips again, gently caressing my bottom lip. My mind seems to keep wondering to that moment. I mean, what could have made him decide that earlier was as good a time as any to confess to me and why me? I’m not your type A beauty queen and I’m definitely not the girl who stands out in the crowd. I’m pretty average in the looks department apart from my smile, which I've been told could light up a room. I don’t believe that since I stopp
EasterRemember what you love,
you with sand in your teeth
and the feral burn of hunger
in your eyes.
God sends his regrets.
He made you grasping and slow,
in a late hour
when the wine washed low.
Remember what you love.
Fall to your knees in the toss
and the swell, quell
the appetite of the cold black sea.
Beg blessings for your home
and the salt-sick trees.
Reach what lies near:
the fat-faced child, the sweet-soft lamb;
tether the tantrum, trickle the blood.
Offer psalms to what is holy,
whisper the name of what you love
as it bobs in the bleak mad sea.
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