My Molly died today.
It was the venom that slowly ravaged her tiny frame. I nursed her. Four days of hugs, crooning she’s beautiful, so beautiful & that I love her; the emancipation of denial.
She never left my side, until the day she faded away, her expectant brown eyes slowly glazed over an opaque skin & it sunk in.
I dripped drops, to keep them moist – mine overflowing a continuous silent stream.
I held her floppy skin & bones close, before wrapping her in a purple Silk Air blanket, tucking her in for the last time.
I buried her in the morning sun, her favourite place to wake up, bask & warm.
Her memory lingering longer in my heart, her quirky quirks igniting my giggles – multiple kisses on her petite deer face, carrying her bundle under my arm to our next time & place.
Mourning my Molly in the lonely spaces in between.
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