I once had a kitten and I held her in my arms. I could tell by her fast-paced heartbeat that she was afraid of me. 'baby girl,' I said, 'it's okay.'
'baby girl, see, I have a heart, too, just like you.'
'baby girl, I know you're afraid of the world, but...'
'baby girl, if I was a kitten, I'd probably be you.'
today at work, I watched gravity in a speck of dust floating in the air. today at work, we had lunch outside, and it started to rain. everyone was panicking and running around and scurrying to get the food and everything inside. I just stood there watching the rain make dots on the pavement. it was so beautiful; I wished you were there. we could have stood in the rain and stared at the bruise-coloured clouds. do you think you could start calling me baby girl?"
"Dear baby girl,
I've been looking in the rear mirrors a lot lately. seeing things fade away into the distance reminds me of you. I've lost track of what's singular and what's plural now. was it one heartbreak o