Who decides on the color of things? The bureaucratic blue and yellow of
our town's recycling bins? The trying-too-hard yellow of daffodils? The
suicide gray of gravel? There's a new dog named Bella, and then there's my landlord
who is so happy to have someone to talk to. There's a dip in the driveway that
fills when it rains. The pool of water is positioned perfectly beneath where the
driver's side door opens. Splash. I joined the St. Louis Botanical Gardens and
they gave me an umbrella. I skipped yoga. I cancelled a dinner engagement. I
should call my mother. This is what we call spring.
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Read VV's "A Domestic Interlude."
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