Motion me in. I could float out forever without a reminder. Emotion is the quotient of loneliness divided by distance, with a remainder too small to count or broker. Proffer a valid gesture: a rope around my waist, looped into the world’s rotation. It’s still no solution, when two thirds is ocean.
“Closure” won an Honorable Mention award in the Late Blooms 2007 annual contest, and originally appeared online at judge Lana Ayers’ website, October 2007. lanaayers.com