Presently

Let’s say I am writing you a better story. Happily
ever after? Wait. Here you are, still tangled
in the thicket. Struggle, scraping by, grief
from earth to sky, as far as you can see.
You wanted a fairy tale? Wait. You are the hero
down, broken, sword at your throat. But. Any moment
the coin will spin. Let’s say we take you forward,
through the tunnel and out, over the walls…

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4 thoughts on “Presently

  1. So I am thinking that although this does not feel like Rosewitch in its overall tone, it would make a terrific turning point in the story you are building. It is the references to hero and sword that are so evocative.

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