Blood and Butter MAG

July 15, 2010
By AbbyQ PLATINUM, Fairbanks, Alaska
AbbyQ PLATINUM, Fairbanks, Alaska
34 articles 0 photos 32 comments

Favorite Quote:
"When the coroner cuts me open, he will find ink in my veins and blood on my typewriter keys."


Plane lands. Hustle, bustle, get the luggage! Zip, zap, up down, all around. Escalator, elevator, escalator, out. Out into the fresh city air of Foggy Bottom. Thump-thump, thump-thump: heart and suitcase wheels over brick-lathered sidewalks. Look down – butter stain on cotton shirt. Look up – flash! shine! sparkle! crystal windows, clear glass eyes of towers that scrape the sky. Whoosh! Swoosh! Cars slip scrape slide past. New, fast, crazy world. Stick your head out of the quiet of home and there is a different definition of beauty. Down again – scarlet droplet of blood bubbles on thumb. Forget. Backpack strap sinking into craning neck. Heft and remember: blood. Too late. Blood and butter smeared on cotton shirt.



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on Dec. 7 2010 at 9:16 pm
BellelaVie SILVER, Fairbanks, Alaska
6 articles 5 photos 35 comments

hermanawhat? its sapposed to mean exactly what it is sapposed to mean!

 


AbbyQ PLATINUM said...
on Dec. 7 2010 at 1:47 am
AbbyQ PLATINUM, Fairbanks, Alaska
34 articles 0 photos 32 comments

Favorite Quote:
"When the coroner cuts me open, he will find ink in my veins and blood on my typewriter keys."

And what is that supposed to mean, hermanabellelavie? hm? 

on Dec. 7 2010 at 12:32 am
BellelaVie SILVER, Fairbanks, Alaska
6 articles 5 photos 35 comments
Yep, definatly you!!

AbbyQ PLATINUM said...
on Dec. 3 2010 at 1:03 am
AbbyQ PLATINUM, Fairbanks, Alaska
34 articles 0 photos 32 comments

Favorite Quote:
"When the coroner cuts me open, he will find ink in my veins and blood on my typewriter keys."

Thanks! I am not a city girl- I've grown up in small towns my entire life, and I wanted to capture the overwhelming rush of entering a big city. According to you, I have succeeded!

AbbyQ said...
on Dec. 3 2010 at 1:00 am
Thanks for the comment! "She" is actually me, and I really don't remember why I was bleeding. I think I caught my finger on a sharp edge on a handrail in the subway station, but I'm not sure...

on Dec. 2 2010 at 4:40 pm
Imaginedangerous PLATINUM, Riverton, Utah
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Pretty good- but why is she bleeding?

on Nov. 26 2010 at 5:13 pm
Hope_Allie SILVER, Las Cruces, New Mexico
9 articles 3 photos 53 comments

Favorite Quote:
Words. Solitary groups of letters, added together to express on page your emotion. Love in ink. Pain in pen.-Paul Putman

woah...this is really fast-paced, i think thats wat i liked the most tho. really good!




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