...are ringing in the wind that has darkened the day, ruby and topaz blooms, violent greens.
- Eli was a dandelion puff rolling on the cut grass, under my legs now, waiting for thunder.
- I have done nothing for my birthday I didn't feel like doing.
- I hardboiled eggs and ate one. Just the yellow part.
- I ate French toast with strawberries for breakfast and filled my eyes with Bradley Moak.
- Egan had two ice creams and a lollipop at the school bazaar. His tongue was blue.
- I don't know what Maddix and Lily did.
- T-rex zapped people with a hand grenade.
- Lauren found love.
- Tonight I will put on some jammies and watch Desperate Housewives.
- Maybe with popcorn. And some Zero.
- I will restart my life slowly. Tomorrow. This week.
- I'll see how it goes.
- Maybe I will try harder.
- I don't want to promise.
The Birthday Girl