They sat in the grass, staring at clouds; an old man and a girl.
"We all suffer sometimes, Sarah. It is not something you can avoid." "But I can run really fast, pops." "I know you can. But sometimes, when you're looking over your shoulders, pain simply sneaks up on you."
nighttime sounds: an owl in a tree, wind rustling the remaining leaves gnarly branches, black against the moon the sweetest dreams, taking residence in my heart you & I an impossible possibility the sheets will not reveal my secrets
never would there evermore a song upon a breeze for music has forsaken us went lost among the trees now darkness has surrounded us and vanquished all the light in silence now we just await the visitor in the night