From Issue 10: Lights that Grow Dim Over Time

Lights That Grow Dim Over Time Kristin LaFollette Midday – The Debut, the Salty Decree   An outlook, an impression. The beach is cool today.  Flecks of cold ocean spray carry on the breeze, a mixture.  Footprints graze the ocean line, alternating, shuffling.  I wear a sweatshirt and jeans.  Red bathing suit tops spark from bright towels on the sand, girls talk, sunglasses reflect the sun in brilliant recollections of heat. A band plays further down on the beach.  Outside a night club.  But it’s daytime.  I pick a bottle cap out of the sand and turn it over and…

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