August 27, 2017

“The man and I closed the doors. It was better this way, for the house’s many spaces to be lessened. We did not trust that one or the other might not disappear into the darkness and be gone. Door after door was closed, with a click, a slam. I felt great relief each time a door wavered in its frame, then sealed, the dark shut up behind so that I did not have to see it again…”

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