from Life As A Crossword PuzzleNoah Falck
12. Across Before this there was a moment in our minds where we were thinking like closet monsters: obedient, yet harmful to the eyes of children. Especially when draped in mommy's colorful, crotchless underwear – the elastic shredded so thin it could be used as floss. But now, the evening is finally ours, with the moon burning islands of light across the bedspread and those sleeping shoulder to shoulder rearrange themselves within their dreams. Outside the city lights are considering escape-routes like the stars who periodically flick off and drop out of sight without warning.
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