She awakens to a surprising dreamscape. She has heard of the blank blandness of the Heartland. White bread and potatoes. Flat prairies of unending, tall grass stretching to the farthest horizon. 636 more words
Music swells to one unexpected, heartbreaking, heavenly chord. The fluttery tension of breath catching. She dies. The music fades.
She blinks. Inhales deeply. What has happened surprises her the way it might if she ever went home with someone she just met at a bar. 485 more words