One one-thousand, two one-thousand

November 20, 2001

i forgot to count how many meteors i saw, but i know at one point they were shooting across the sky every five seconds. as soon as i breathed, “five one thousand,” another flash of light came streaking across the blackness.

i forgot to make a wish. i forgot a lot of things.

but it was rather nice to lie down, look up and see nothing but sky.


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