The Very Opposite

Fjords vol. 1:
“Airplane” to “Unkind Swans”
Zachary Schomburg

The Very Opposite
There has never been a better time for this than now, she said aloud. The boy looked at his toe on the tiled floor. The feeling was of one of distrust. Also disappointment. She sighed extra audibly even though he was directly in front of her and there was no one else in the room to hear. He was expecting something else. Stars and flashes of bright lights and fairy-dust sprinkles that felt like flying. He cracked his big toe on his left foot. The noise was jarring.


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