"Moon Shape"

Across my hands, I lay:

my great aunt’s crocheted brassiere, sewn herself. So narrow, it could be made for a child — linen and air, and a lone silver hook. And so delicate.

If I drop it, I am certain:

It will unravel and float up from the floor, then vanish out the window into the night — undoing its knots to lay its threads over a stand of silently ascending trees.
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