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Thomas (Chapter 7)
night they were both up in their room reading and smoking. “I've
been thinking about what you said, you know about people whose life
plan isn't to have babies..” Bentley said across the room
without looking up from his book. Thomas gave him a quick glance and
continued polishing his shoes, “Oh yeah? What's been going
through the brain of yours then?” He spoke slightly muffled as
he tried to balance the cigarette in his mouth whilst shining his
footwear. Bentley put the book down and and sat on his bed with his
back against the wall. They could only just see each other by the
tangerine light that were the candles. “Well the meaning of
life can't be to continue it if there are people who physically
can't...So, what do those people do instead of mate? Because I think
whatever they do must be the meaning of life.” Thomas nodded
and shrugged. “Maybe, well I guess they just deal with it and
have secret affairs that they have to keep to themse
a dangerous hallucinationThe light coming through the window was bright,
much too bright.
Even though my eyes were closed
I could see it-
The skin of my arms prickled,
sweat dripped from my brow.
It was two in the afternoon but…
the sun was setting
through the window facing east.
I should have seen the hutch,
shelves lined with bone china
decorated with delicate leaves and vines.
I was so thirsty
and reaching for cups that should have been there.
Instead I found a billboard of butterflies,
the colors raging
more than any rainbow
I'd ever seen.
Their wings fluttered and flashed
yet somehow they moved in slow motion.
I wanted to stand,
wanted to reach out and touch them but…
I couldn't move,
and yet I laughed
ignoring my dry mouth
and the tingling in my feet.
There was a tempest
on the rise
and in my blood.
A sugar rush disguised
as a riot of butterflies
and they were swarming me.
There was a small vial
of insulin in my pocket
that I nev
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