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She says,

By Erin LeonardPublished about a year ago 1 min read
Photo by Brett Ritchie on Unsplash

She says black isn’t a color.

Unlike the crayon color black to scrawl your name on white, perfect paper.

She says black is the absence of color.

What first catches the eye.

What triggers Seeing-in-between—the slip of space you slide into,

where you go when you are not your mind,

not your body,

not whomever you would tell another person whom you think yourself to be.

She says light blinds us.

In that perfect darkness that we mistake for sleep

a pool of bone and blood

gives birth to all there is,

and in this together,

us, they, them, it,

lives the God we long to see.

surreal poetry

About the Creator

Erin Leonard

As a writer, I enjoy writing short stories, screenplays, and poems.

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