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Ivy and Wine - Headrush part 1
Aster sprawled out over the linens. In the dim chamber, there wasn't too much to look at as she waited. Little votives illuminated a relief on the long wall next to her, one she'd seen so many times already. It was crowded with people, well, not necessarily people. Creatures would probably be the more appropriate world. Satyrs, seleni, nymphs, and strange animals of all kinds were gathered around a great bull, placing wreathes and garlands around his strong neck and toasting their cups to him. Flanking his sides were six horned women, laughing and smiling as they took the offerings--maenads of Athens, just as she was now. Two weeks still hadn't been enough time for her to get the idea set in her head. Each and every morning, she awoke to see the image of one staring back at her in the mirror, but it didn't seem real, nothing did.
As if to remind her of her own existence, she felt a gentle touch on her open hand all the way across the bed. She'd nearly forgotten about the god she was sh
a dangerous hallucinationThe light coming through the window was bright,
much too bright.
Even though my eyes were closed
I could see it-
The skin of my arms prickled,
sweat dripped from my brow.
It was two in the afternoon but…
the sun was setting
through the window facing east.
I should have seen the hutch,
shelves lined with bone china
decorated with delicate leaves and vines.
I was so thirsty
and reaching for cups that should have been there.
Instead I found a billboard of butterflies,
the colors raging
more than any rainbow
I'd ever seen.
Their wings fluttered and flashed
yet somehow they moved in slow motion.
I wanted to stand,
wanted to reach out and touch them but…
I couldn't move,
and yet I laughed
ignoring my dry mouth
and the tingling in my feet.
There was a tempest
on the rise
and in my blood.
A sugar rush disguised
as a riot of butterflies
and they were swarming me.
There was a small vial
of insulin in my pocket
that I nev
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