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An artificial tree in the window of a small coffee shop with songbirds dangling from the branches.
Cyclamen in a circle in the grass looking like a fairy ring.
A cappuccino with hints of cinnamon floating on the top refusing to settle.
Last night was rough, I kept thinking of you and it made my sleep restless.
I don't know what brought you to mind but the past kept memories alive
the thoughts in my mind circled like the tiny fly next to me,
they wanted to escape but I shoved them back in
and killed them against the window staring at the sun beating down on the off black pavement,
its last image before its life ended.