hiking alone at night over frozen snow.  when i reach my destination (a place where the starlight makes the snow glow blue-white) i look up to see the star in a moonless sky.  i find it easily, burning much brighter than any other star. i see it oscillating up there and remember my history lesson. […]

my little sister is in a hallway.  she’s showing me her fishing rod.  it has a glowing lure on the line and her shirt glows also.  it says something in glowing words but now i can’t remember what.  i tell her it’s stupid, that she messes up everything and isn’t that special.  she’s really hurt […]