The drawer harbors layers of self-expression:  printed kittens, chickens, cupcakes, folded in mated pairs slotted in rainbow order.  I choose cold toes on glassy hardwood floors:  if I cover my feet, you might stop tracing their arches while telling me I’m beautiful.

Alternative response to microstories 252.  I leaned too much on the crutch of a picture to tell the original story