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Her wings were no longer working.
Gray matter settling in the cracks,
a string around a leg,
one that she couldn’t shake free,
and something pulled her back.
She hurried into the corner.
No escape, no freedom,
and something loomed over her.
She slipped over the edge,
more gray matter covering her body.
She pulled herself into the dark.
Fight losing…

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100 Words

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Her hands strummed along her stomach, making a hollow sound. Her eyes gazed down at the welding, gingerly tracing each one, but at least, they were small scars. Her mind pushed forward, returning to its tasks, even daydreams, eyeing a small bird hopping on a branch outside the window. Her…

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