scripturience

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erica, a soft sapphic who:

wears too much yellow
thinks about space a little too often
cries more than she should

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two thousand

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two thousand miles seems unimaginably far until you realize that in the grand scheme of things we’re all looking at the same sky. the same stars. we share the night even if your night comes three hours before mine. this rain that rips open my sky is made of water that has also fallen from yours. the water in the river down by eagle road has not always been there and honestly it wouldn’t surprise me if some of it...

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cloud five

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I find myself once again on cloud five:
draped over a hammock, swaying in the breeze
just a little less than normal. It is calm. 

There are birds, and the notes spilling
from their beaks spell a sad song that I do not know,
and somehow I am humming along.

I have known this song before. In 
a previous time. Place. Life, even. I don’t know
if I believe in reincarnation, a Before, an After,

but this cloud and its...

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my epistemology teacher hates when we chalk up our differing opinions to perspective

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TRIGGER WARNING: mentions of anorexia
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he says it’s a copout. like, yes, james,
it is a copout. i know you want me 
to be smart with my words because 
you know me and you know i’m smart. 
what does smart even mean? 4.0? 
i’ve got that, i guess, but i also have 
a crippling fear of failure. executive
dysfunction. perfectionism to the point
that i starved myself to get an A in gym.
somehow, i don’t think that was...

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mrs. morgan, i want to know you in a conocer kind of way

PROMPT: Letter Writing Competition 2020

                                                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                                                      15 July 2020
Barbara Morgan:

You don’t know me, and I don’t know you either—at least, not in the way that matters. We don’t walk in the same circles. You are sixty-eight; I am seventeen. You are an astronaut and a teacher; I am a fast-food worker and a student. You have been to the stars; I simply dream of them. Somehow, though, I feel connected to you.
 
Mrs. Morgan, I am learning Spanish. In class, we...

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