Sunrise {Chapter Three}

ELEANOR  “Today’s weather forecast shows light rain with mild cloud coverage. Don’t go out without an umbrella today, folks! Here’s DJ Dawn with-“ Tuesday. 5:45 A.M. May 16th. Riverton, Wyoming. 82501. I have 45 minutes until I need to be at Statistics, which is conveniently on the north end of the campus. My dorm lays…

You Are Photokinetic

There’s a quote my mom once explained to me years ago. I wanted to understand it, to see it the way she did, the way she wanted me to see it. I couldn’t quite grasp it, though. Years later, I have begun to comprehend the 33 words. “An entire sea of water can’t sink a…

Sunrise {Chapter Two}

TOBY She is so, so, so, so, so, so, so, just… damn. There’s not a word for her. She’s just her. She’s just Eleanor Alexis Paylor. She doesn’t need to be any more than that. She tells me she lives with “liberosis”, the desire to care less about things. I respect that she feels that way, but…

Disintegrate

sometimes things just d   w   i  n   d   l   e d o w n to nothing. you can just feel disintegrating in your lungs in your left-side brain in your shoulders in your stomach as the acid rises in your shaking hands until it is all gone and nothing is left. nothing left but ashes and dust.

Your Arms Are The Map

I have always wanted to see the world. You know that. I babble on and on endlessly to you about how I am desperate to just soak in the London rain and watch the sunsets Luxor. You also know I am not really the best with change, with packing my things and being on my…

Sunrise {Chapter One}

ELEANOR   Every sunrise in Riverton, Wyoming is nothing short of average, but each morning Toby is determined to make me see it the way he does. He calls me at ungodly hours of the morning telling me how “the stars are descending at such a pace that signifies a change in my morning attitude” and “the altocumulus…