Exhibit A. Clamshell packaging on cheap electronics.
Exhibit B. Filling the humidifier while it’s raining outside.
Exhibit C. Traffic on Elston.
Exhibit D. A messy house.
Exhibit F. The empty laundry basket that’s been sitting in the same spot for a week.
Exhibit I. The sky, right at this moment.
Exhibit K. That piece of fuzz on the blind. Its weightlessness. Its replicating powers. Its almost-lack of color or form. Its polite insistence. Its network of friends.
Exhibit Z. That dream last night. Specifically, the part with the ladder.
Exhibit 13-B. Inflatable snowmen, deflated.
Exhibit 7. Snowmen.
I keep seeing those deflated snowmen on the way to the park. They look so sad like that.
Exhibit K being the metaphor for all other potential metaphors in the list …
Which would make it a Meta-metaphor. You’re good at those.
Sometimes I think I am not smart enough to be your friend. This is one of those times. xo
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