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Chapter Two 🏠

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It all began when I met Maggie a year ago.

β€œI’m an artist,” she said, again and again. β€œLet me show you what I mean.” Even when she’s down the street, I hear her words from shady quiet corners of my house, where I’ve put some of the things she’s made for me. Her artifacts cling to my tables and bureaus like old locust shells in the last summer sunβ€”mute, brittle memories of something once alive but just now gone.

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