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Ponygoons Writing Contest II"I don't think I can wait much longer, you guys! I'm so excited! I just know this is gonna be the best competition ever! I can feel it! Are you guys as psyched up as I am? Oh, who am I kidding, I know you are! I mean, how can you not be? It's the Best Young Flier's Competition! It's always fantastic!"
Pumpkin Tart grew more irritated as her friend Gumdrop chattered on about the competition, with no end in sight. She scowled at her loquacious new friend, who hardly took notice of her companions. Her focus was on the currently empty stage, a smile stretching from ear to ear, eyes as wide as dinner plates. Pumpkin snuck over to Rainbow Day, making certain Gumdrop was still distracted by her own excitement.
"I don't get it!" she huffed. "It's just a bunch of Pegasus ponies flying around clouds. What's so exciting about that?"
"Forget about her," said Rainbow Day, playfully nudging her friend's front leg. "You've seen how she gets. Just try to relax and enjoy yourself."
"I'm not the
a dangerous hallucinationThe light coming through the window was bright,
much too bright.
Even though my eyes were closed
I could see it-
The skin of my arms prickled,
sweat dripped from my brow.
It was two in the afternoon but…
the sun was setting
through the window facing east.
I should have seen the hutch,
shelves lined with bone china
decorated with delicate leaves and vines.
I was so thirsty
and reaching for cups that should have been there.
Instead I found a billboard of butterflies,
the colors raging
more than any rainbow
I'd ever seen.
Their wings fluttered and flashed
yet somehow they moved in slow motion.
I wanted to stand,
wanted to reach out and touch them but…
I couldn't move,
and yet I laughed
ignoring my dry mouth
and the tingling in my feet.
There was a tempest
on the rise
and in my blood.
A sugar rush disguised
as a riot of butterflies
and they were swarming me.
There was a small vial
of insulin in my pocket
that I nev
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