the shadow before the sun [#ScrambledArt]

something came undone in the last few days of summer, and whatever it was has been disengaged ever since. like the hitch that connects the family boat to the family minivan breaks apart on a bumpy road, we suffered a serious separation, and we may have gone too far to realize what was left behind. as the inevitable cliff of autumn begins to crumble and fall off, taking down everything it once supported with such sinister cynicism, i wonder if we should’ve at least looked back to reclaim what was rightfully ours. still, some part of me believes that if it is gone, it was never ours on which to hold.


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