She touched the line of stitches. "I go. Then I come back. You see?"
He saw. As she stroked the horse, the air around her shimmered and danced, and he saw through her to a young woman with black hair, then copper, then yellow, eyes the color of the greenest grass, the bluest sky, the deepest earth, skin kissed gold, white, bronze, night. She was a horse galloping across a plain, she was a mountain spring, she was a shoot thrusting through the earth, a red flower in the barley.
And then she was just a girl petting a very large mare, a goat chewing at the hem of her dress. "What?" she said. "Why you stare?"
He thought about telling her what he had seen, how many faces she had. But maybe he was seeing things again. And it was nothing he could explain.
He said, "That scar makes you more beautiful."
She laughed. "Ha. You not so blind."
- Bone Gap, Laura Ruby
Hi :) I'm Shruti, and I go by the name of EnchantMint.
I work in traditional mediums and focus on story-telling through conceptual art. I love fantasy fiction, dinosaurs, dark chocolate and the texture of oil paint.
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This is a gallery-quality giclée art print on 100% cotton rag archival paper, printed with archival inks. Each art print is listed by sheet size and features a minimum one-inch border.