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Flash RobI sat in the food court at the mall and finished off my sandwich and checked the time on my watch. One fifty-six. It's almost time. I casually threw away what trash I had and strolled over to the walkway that over looked the lower two levels. From my vantage point, I witnessed a large group of people below amassing at the fountains, following the mass text message I sent earlier like obedient little sheep:
Meet @ fountains in Macarthur Mall 4 flash rob @ 2. Wait 4 directions.
There must have been nearly a hundred down there, maybe more. My plan might actually work. It is a pretty popular place for people to hang out at. My rational side buts in. How do you know they're all here because you told them to? Touché, self. I guess there's only one way to find out. I glanced at my watch once more. One fifty-eight. I pulled out my phone and begun typing my new orders. My thumb hovered over the send button as I intently stared at my watch, waiting for the perfect time to strike. Thirty sec
a dangerous hallucinationThe light coming through the window was bright,
much too bright.
Even though my eyes were closed
I could see it-
The skin of my arms prickled,
sweat dripped from my brow.
It was two in the afternoon but…
the sun was setting
through the window facing east.
I should have seen the hutch,
shelves lined with bone china
decorated with delicate leaves and vines.
I was so thirsty
and reaching for cups that should have been there.
Instead I found a billboard of butterflies,
the colors raging
more than any rainbow
I'd ever seen.
Their wings fluttered and flashed
yet somehow they moved in slow motion.
I wanted to stand,
wanted to reach out and touch them but…
I couldn't move,
and yet I laughed
ignoring my dry mouth
and the tingling in my feet.
There was a tempest
on the rise
and in my blood.
A sugar rush disguised
as a riot of butterflies
and they were swarming me.
There was a small vial
of insulin in my pocket
that I nev
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