wishbone

wishbone: (noun)
a forked bone consisting of two fused clavicles
nested between the neck and breast of a bird.

example:
she closed her eyes,
holding lightly her end of
the wishbone between
her fingertips. he tugged in
tandem with her, breaking
the brittle bone and silence.
he held the end that won his wish.
she had hoped he read her mind.

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c.v. grace

here lies my veins, tangled and suffocating.

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