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ObjectWriting => Object Writing Word Of The Day => Topic started by: Higgs88 on February 08, 2019, 01:45:50 AM

Title: Flag
Post by: Higgs88 on February 08, 2019, 01:45:50 AM
The shivering. Cold finding it's way through seems and pockets. The light fades, the sun set to God's dimmer switch, escaping. I breathe quick, lungs moving in and out like the jab of a boxer's gloved hand. Taste of sour acid in my throat, lips cracking in places, teeth bounces sporadically. The ice is all there is. Thoughts go back and forth between warm lit room, chewing some salty shoyu chicken, lavender candle scent lazily filling the space. Then back to tight shoulders, bloodshot, focused eyes, the peak of the mountain. My flag blowing in the freezing, howling wind. The light-headed glory of it. I stick my ice pick into the hard hill, feel the impact, hear the sound of splitting, cracking. My eyes blink furiously above numbed-red cheeks. The--