On the day the saints remove their habits—shedding black veils, letting their long locks free in sheets of amber cotton or untamed tangles of black, twisting around heads like halos—on that day, the flower man comes.
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Fairy Tale, 495 words, first appeared 2017at Remixt →
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Holly Lyn Walrath is a freelance editor and author of poetry, flash fiction, and short fiction. She likes weird things and cats. Find her on Twitter:
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