the veiling

There’s a quiet bereavement of fireflies
that always fades at summer’s end
with a ritual burning of leaves.
And there among that ash smoke
of loss, blackbirds will gather
along the high lines.  They’ll
lift and fall, a mourner’s veil,
while dusk softly closes a lid
over the darkening Delta.
—  Greg Sellers, from “Elegy with Sky & A Closed Casket,” work-in-progress (20–)
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Yesterday was Day 20 of the #30PinupStyles challenge with the #BirdCageVeilStyle .
The #SwarovskiCrystals adorned #Veil and #Roses (all separate pieces) are from @NiccoCoCreations
My dress is a #Vintage #1950s #Prom #Dress 💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾

#Flamenco #Dance #Hands #Vintage #Inspiration

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brb, being emo listening to a bunch of 2007 songs while finding my will to live.