The Shadow
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The Shadow

Rabbits

And the cages they are kept in

Gunpowder, or Gunny for short; Gunny was born in the house and raised eating carrots and cabbage out of Atlas’ hand. Image taken by author.

June 2019

The sky is blushing when we walk out into the evening air. Atlas opens the gate, shaking the big green feed scoop full of rabbit pellets as he sidles inside the fence. The rabbits come running.

I sit on the edge of the porch and watch him. He is never so peaceful as he is at these times, the wind blowing the rabbits’ fur in tiny ripples…

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Misty Moon

Misty Moon

Writer, survivor, fledgling activist. Misty is the narrator inside my head. Buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/mistymoon