SCENES FROM AN ALTERNATE LIFE – VII

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You drew the map, tracing time by the species we became
as we foraged the savannas of our youth
on continents unbothered by tremors and drift

I have not forgotten the games we played in the presence of creator gods,
their teeth bared at the threat over my shoulder, while
you rolled through tall grass, naming the dangers like the constellations

and I was always nervous with the way you danced,
in awe of your balance on high wires in high winds
telling me it will always be okay because even a fall doesn’t last forever

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Ben

Ben LeRoy is spirit trapped in the 21st century on Earth. Someday he will be somewhere else. Until then, he's glad to know you're out there, too. And later elsewhere he will be glad to know you're out there, too.

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Ben LeRoy is spirit trapped in the 21st century on Earth. Someday he will be somewhere else. Until then, he's glad to know you're out there, too. And later elsewhere he will be glad to know you're out there, too.