I’m Finally Young Enough To Love Flowers

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My house is haunted by ghosts who live outside on the lawn. What is the form they’ve chosen?

Flowers.

Snow drops, crocuses, glory of the snow, and purple flowers called blue bugles.

These are the echoes of flowers planted years and years ago by previous owners. They’re unruly echoes. They’ve long ago left their original garden beds and have…

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Daniel Williams

Daniel Williams

A poverty-stricken, soft Batman by night. Illustrator and writing teacher by day. Previously: McSweeney’s, Slackjaw.