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Pere ClopinT'was the season to be merry. Or, in this case, merrier than usual.
That included, thus far, singing exceptionally loudly at unseemly hours of the day and night, dancing rambunctiously throughout the streets, stringing up an innocent cow with festive ivy and holly, donning his most atrociously bright outfit, and generally creating such a pandemonium that several people had thus far attempted to murder him or at least shut him up for a few hours.
It was, in fact, a celebration that would carry on until the Feast of Fools. Two weeks of festivities, followed by perhaps a month of city-wide recovery. Personally, Clopin thought it was, in a word, divine.
There were problems, mind you.
His joyous bounce was stunted by Esmeralda's sluggish pace, and he paused mid-twirl to look at her with raised eyebrows. Now, she had never been quite as interested in celebratory action as he, but Clopin could spy a foul mood from ten feet away while blindfolded. It was all in the posture, you see. The
a dangerous hallucinationThe light coming through the window was bright,
much too bright.
Even though my eyes were closed
I could see it-
The skin of my arms prickled,
sweat dripped from my brow.
It was two in the afternoon but…
the sun was setting
through the window facing east.
I should have seen the hutch,
shelves lined with bone china
decorated with delicate leaves and vines.
I was so thirsty
and reaching for cups that should have been there.
Instead I found a billboard of butterflies,
the colors raging
more than any rainbow
I'd ever seen.
Their wings fluttered and flashed
yet somehow they moved in slow motion.
I wanted to stand,
wanted to reach out and touch them but…
I couldn't move,
and yet I laughed
ignoring my dry mouth
and the tingling in my feet.
There was a tempest
on the rise
and in my blood.
A sugar rush disguised
as a riot of butterflies
and they were swarming me.
There was a small vial
of insulin in my pocket
that I nev
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