The City/The Beach (04/02)

I curl myself into a ball, my limbs curling around each other, protecting my torso. Through my tightly clenched eyelids I see my body mimic the spiral of my favourite seashell.

Secure in spiral form, I remember the beach. I feel the sand on my feet, in between my toes, on my calves and in my hair as I lie beneath the low tree. I can feel the spots of heat on my skin where the sun pokes through the foliage. …










Larissa Fischer

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