What can YOU say in six sentences?
In the world on the flipside of ours, children learn the colors of the spectrum according to their rainbows: blough, equatorine, vielot, horange, reade, appaltine, yhello.
Rainbows are not only visual phenomena in this world, but have an audible aspect as well, so that when their arching array burgeons in the post-stormy skies, a gentle cooing can be heard all across the landscape.
It is a yearning sound, full of the melancholy of one who is incomplete, only halfway formed.
Children sing nursery rhymes about her and her lost love, who goes by another name. Folks take pictures that never quite capture the feeling of standing beneath the brief dazzling specter.
She reaches for a solitary apex while at the same time she is bound to the earth, arms reaching down for the one who lies forever just out of reach, on the other side of the horizon.