books filled with highlights and annotations written sideways up the page. to-go containers of dal tadka stained yellow. art museum awnings in a rainstorm. purple and green swirling galaxies. gluten free pretzels. hiking boots with thick white tube socks. dollar coins. piles of autumnal leaves just before they are jumped into. the sound of espresso boiling on the stovetop. music theory worksheets. full moons in clear country skies. a soft grey cardigan. thumb rings. untied bowties. red wine in coffee cups. wide rimmed tortoiseshell glasses. sleep pants with penguins. banjos playing behind closed bedroom doors. watercolor pencils. constellations. tarot card readings after the sun has gone down. whispering windchimes.


NaPoWriMo Day 9: Today, I’d like to challenge you to write your own Sei Shonagon-style list of “things.” 

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