Bits & Bones
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Bits & Bones

Refraction

Prose from SHS.

Photo by Adam Bignell on Unsplash, edited by Slaidey Valheim.

It wasn’t that I couldn’t see the hairline fractures
spiderwebbed around his neck.

I liked the way they drew attention to his vulnerability;
split glass snaking under his band shirt
shifting unevenly,
creating pure catastrophic noise.

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