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  silver skies reflect thoughts encased like stained glass my mind struggles to comprehend - feelings, simple sights things that can't be touched or analyzed I fight but fail to stay on the outside just looking in I feel far too much - to fast help me I'm falling  

The Sky is Everywhere - Jandy Nelson

  The Sky is Everywhere - Jandy Nelson My rating: 3 of 5 stars     Grief is a house where the chairs have forgotten how to hold us the mirrors how to reflect us the walls how to contain us Grief is a house that disappears each time someone knocks at the door or rings the bell a house that blows into the air at the slightest gust that buries itself deep in the ground while everyone is sleeping Grief is a house where no one can protect you where the younger sister will grow older than the older one where the doors no longer let you in or out   p.73 The Sky is Everywhere is a book about grief, about growing up, and about love and heartbreak. Love for a sister who is no longer there, love for the boy who knows her grief, and love for the other boy who makes her feel alive. Lennie (John Lennon) is a girl who has drawn inward since her sister died, turning from introvert to a kind of hermit, refusing to change anything about the room she and her sister shared, which she has aptly named The