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"Stay awake please, Mr. Rayleigh." Elijah's head shot up when he heard his professor scolding him.
"I am awake." He defended, pushing his glasses up his nose. "I am!" The teen insisted when his teacher raised a skeptical eyebrow at him. "I was reading. You weren't lecturing. I figured I should work on something."
"You read with your head flat on your desk?"
"When I have my book in my lap, yes." The light-haired boy held up a book on Greek mythology, much to the aggravation of the teacher, who had just been proven wrong by a seventeen year old.
"Well I have an assignment for you."
"And that is?" It wasn't often that the youngest student in the class was singled out for a special assignment. "Not another boring paper is it? Please tell me it's not a paper." He begged, earning a laugh or two from his classmates.
"Even better than a paper." The man at the front of the room grinned. "I want you to be the guide to a new student. He'll be in your dorm w
dead dog julyI.
the summer heat lays limp in the city’s lap,
breathing long oppressive breaths.
it does not even lift its lolling head
to bark out hoarse indignancy
when a strange man brings the mail.
there might be heavy rain today,
brought by some swollen, murmuring cloud.
the world will whirl and howl,
then settle down,
to die a little more.
o, quickly, love,
press your back against the wall in fear
as the universe spreads her arms and
shuts her eyes
and starts to summon the end of all things.
come with me
to the place of windows full of speechless afternoon
hot windy whispers of half-formed solutions and resolutions,
sweltering sunlit meadows we’ll wander and then forget.
o quickly, love,
let’s to the season of forgetting
and unwind all of our harshest memories
and fill the universe’s mouth
with mute cotton.
i’ll whisper these words to you some evening
with all my exigency in the hand i rest on your arm—
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