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Bluebird Blvd.

In the Dream Kingdom

In the last three weeks, I’ve dallied a great deal in the shade-world of Pinterest, watching the deluge of images cascade, and cascade again down an infinitely scrolling page.

Sometimes I posted gewgaws to Pinterest as I lay there in the dark unable to sleep.

Sometimes I gazed at the pageless wonder of Pinterest as I sat in a car passing through a sylvan countryside as pretty as any Pinterest picture.

Sometimes I glanced over Pinterest when I ran out of words and I did not want to disturb my grandmother while she slept to the beat and hush of the oxygen machine in her pretty hospice room.

And sometimes, in the aftermath of my grandmother’s death, I’ve found myself on Pinterest again, in search of the random and the beautiful and the strange— because I do not understand the random…

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