When I need to, I hide in the depths of blankets and in deep thoughts of living in a forest with you in a small wood house.
“When she couldn’t move, she woke up, either alone or with a lover, in despair.”
“The operator would be audibly annoyed at another call about the same accident. I might be the third, fourth even. I’d hear it in their voice.”
“I dance around it, as we always dance around it, not wanting to make it a big deal, but wanting to make it maybe just big enough that maybe they’ll be able to help.”