This is the wind what blows, he said, & it lives in a jar in my bed & his eyes were big with the knowing of all that.
She seemed to move everywhere dancing & music followed her like leaves on the wind.
If you hold on to the handle, she said, it’s easier to maintain the illusion of control. But it’s more fun if you just let the wind carry you.
The first time his laughter unfurled its wings in the wind, we knew that the world would never be the same.
The first time her laughter unfurled its wings in the wind, we knew that the world would never be the same.
He was always a twin but he kept the other one hidden under his Stetson to protect her from the sun & the wind & the stares of startled people.
I’m not that good at being a tourist because I’m always looking at the way the light shines in your hair or the way your dress opens to the wind & my favorite places in the world are places filled with you.
My favorite thing is the wind, she said, & my second favorite is chocolate but I just do that so I don’t get too skinny & blow away
O no, she said, you can’t say just anything to the wind. Only the deepest secrets will do & also you must not use the letter i.
The singing on her belly dance records reminded her of the cattle auctions she used to go to with her grandfather & she would sing along softly, fourfiftyfourfiftyfour seventyfivegorgeous gorgeousgorgeous myohmy, she would say & then she would raise her hands above her head & ripple her body like trees in the wind.