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  • I sat in my parent’s kitchen while my father slept and my mother was out running errands.
    Time crawled and the quiet of the house was emptiness.
    Unexpected beauty arrived when a cloud moved away and the sun shone through a crystal hanging in the window.
    In that moment a rainbow appeared on the front door next to a long forgotten wreath.
    I forgot everything while I watched the colored shape move across the door.
    I feel this way often in the early morning, when I first wake up and before I begin to remember.
    In that small blank space is a sudden feeling of lightness.
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