Besides, it was possible they’d revive.
and other, bug-eyed and unsettling
The comprehensive account of you and me is just over five pages long.
You check the clock on the wall and see your flight boards in less than an hour. You’re cutting it closer than you like.
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As our shapes re-emerge from the thinning steam, Sheila pushes the button and once more we disappear. She repeats this ritual in silence until my hands and the soles of my feet are wrinkled. I don’t want to leave this white hard shell. I want to stay here forever, tucked away from the world. Invisible. Safe.