a small shadow, a slight disturbance of air. I say, “It’s a bird,” but
what if it’s not a bird?
what if I’m losing something and I never even find out it’s lost?
the planet rotates
Sometimes the pills change color and the pharmacist explains that though they look different, they’re really the same. You nod and sign your name to agree that what they gave you is what you wanted.
it might be a placebo Milky Way