The sun sits high in the sky, nestled between dense clouds. Branches of an old oak break the sunshine apart. Alma stretches her limbs across the grass underneath. The sun graces her rich skin in slits.

She basks in the sun until she hears her voice. 

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2 responses to “Blackberry.”

  1. This is great. When my Pastor gets happy about a Bible study or a worship service, he says “This is getting gooder and gooder.” Honey, your writing is getting gooder and gooder. So very proud of you.


  2. This was so amazing Emani! I hung onto every word. I love it! I love watching you grow as a writer 🙂

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