MayfliesMayflies10 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
When I was five, one of my classmates died. She had been hit by a car, and for some reason, she was the one out of a billion whose regeneration implant failed to function, so she died.
When we all heard of this, nobody cried. We all knew it could not be happening. She had lived barely five years, barely an instant. She was supposed to live forever. We were all supposed to live forever. Death had been destroyed. We couldn't mourn her because it was impossible for anyone to die.
We all had to go to her funeral. We didn't really want to go. We didn't want to spend the day sitting around listening to a lot of people make boring speeches. There had not been a funeral for so long that there must have been millions of people there, strangers as much to us as to her, who had come more out of morbid curiosity than anything else. It was held outside, in a big p
Tall or I am such a shortyTall or I am such a shorty8 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
YOUR So Tall I wonder how, if I could, Kiss you
would i s-t-r-e-t-c-h up on my tip toes to pull at you
Bouncing up for a quick peck
would I start a collection of Heels to bring me closer to your face
A box may work but how would I carry it all day, or can you kiss me only when we're seated turned toward one another for easy access or would
bend and swoop to kiss me quick. an extended press may cause a crick in your back and a twinge in my neck, or As I wish and more so prefer
would you sweep me into your arms and pull me close and UP with strong arms to KISS me properly