Fondly: Smoke and Mirrors.


I sat and watched the smoke hanging in the sunlight, an errant beam peeking through the curtain. It lingered as if it were a photograph, just sitting there, delicate and beautiful.

Unwavering, refusing to dissipate.

When I noticed it was still hanging there, ten minutes later I looked closer.

It was just a cobweb.

Everything looks more beautiful if you don’t stare too long.

This includes smoke and spider webs, and even reflections.


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One Response to “Fondly: Smoke and Mirrors.”

  1. Two Years. « Viciousblog's Weblog Says:

    […] Two years ago I stumbled blindly, lost in the desert, searching for refuge. I stopped looking in the mirror, because there was no true reflection left. […]

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