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This Is Magic

This Is Magic

I was born with the sun on my skin and the wind in my hair. Everywhere I looked, I felt the beauty of creation and the hurt we bring to it. Autumn’s tradition perplexed me as I strove to find why the trees cast off their abundant green gowns into showers of red and gold in return for winter’s careless mantle of snow on their bony frames.

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Every Star in Between

My soul weeps, and its tears glisten in the fading sunlight; emotions run out into the open, empty air of aloneness. On my skin, they trim their graves with salt and leave the ground beneath them thirsty and cracked so that the light might reach my deepest places.

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Edmund’s Sunset

Unbroken mists upon the water veil the island’s silhouette; just a shadowland, it caught her by its magic, in its clutch, with just a touch of violet amid an iridescent gray.

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The Altar in My Heart

I don’t have a temple; I barely have a prayer. In the hollows of this empty church, I know that You are there. I find You in the silence, in the way the shadows fall, I find You in my heartbeat as it echoes from wall to wall.

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The Fire-Knit

Something magical is floating from the firepit, Something beautiful in faces that are fire-lit. A strange song crackles between wood rings, slowly fire-bit. Our party encircles the blaze, becoming fire-knit.

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