Stories tagged color

His Laugh is My Yellow (or explaining skin color to a six-year-old boy)

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Max is the color of burnt caramelized sugar the sweet crust that decorates our bright enameled pots.

His Laugh is My Yellow (or explaining skin color to a six-year-old)

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Max is the color of burnt caramelized sugar the sweet crust on our bright enameled pots.

Woman, Running Late, in a Dress

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Gasps and shouts, a hand on my arm, sequined gowns and expensive colognes parting before me. And then, there, Raymond’s crumpled form on the hardwood floor of the foyer, like a sleeve torn from a jacket, the stitches frayed and useless.

s/lips/ery

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unblue, unblueing, unblued

Black & White/ Color

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We had them in our bunk beds in the trailer, before Becky fell and broke her neck.

The Atheist of Mirrors

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Don't mistake my eyes for supplication. My invisibility is your nightmare.

You'll Stand At My Graveside (after Mary Elizabeth Frye).

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Don't throw earth on bones.