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Uninvited, she knocks on the party door, but the revelers do not hear as they breathe mossy air, drink lime wine and nibble fern d'oeuvres.

She slips inside. Grassy music drowns jade conversations. She moves unnoticed.

The party raves on, chartreuse leaking through the windows. She takes one last twirl around the room, brushing sticky rainbow fingertips on clothes, furniture, walls, curtains.

When the merrymakers awaken, they see touches of gold, orange smears, red dots, crimson streaks, yellow splashes throughout the room, and they know: She’ll return. She always returns.



( 6 comments — Leave a comment )
Aug. 25th, 2013 01:38 am (UTC)
I like this a lot. I can see the picture you painted.
Aug. 25th, 2013 02:43 am (UTC)
Thanks, but the photo of the leaves does all the work.
Aug. 25th, 2013 02:33 am (UTC)
Stunning. Absolutely stunning.
Aug. 25th, 2013 02:43 am (UTC)
Thank you.
Aug. 27th, 2013 03:21 am (UTC)
Such an intense visual with so few words - that, my friend, takes skillz.
Aug. 27th, 2013 10:06 pm (UTC)
Thanks, but the photo does all the talking on this post. Pictures and 10,000 words and all that.
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