Flood of a Life
by Maia Koliopoulos

Rain + Water , by Maia Koliopoulos

Rain + Water, by Maia Koliopoulos

0:00: [][][][][][]}}}}}}}}(( Bayload City Rooftop
0:04: [][][][][][]{{{{{{(( Why rain?
0:06: [][][][][][]}}}}}(( Clouds stirring
0:08: [][][][][][]{{{(( "Mission Target sighted."
0:10: [][][][][][]}}}}(( Locks releasing
0:12: [][][][][][]{{{{{(( Falls stalling
0:16: [][][][][][]}}}}}}(( Jets gushing
0:18: [][][][][][]{{{{{{(( "It's a trap..."
0:21: [][][][][][]}}}{{{{(( Skies singing smiles
0:24: [][][][][][]}}}}}}}}}}(( Engines draining holes
0:29: [][][][][][]{{{{{{{{{{{{(( Liquid rolling steel
0:30: [][][][][][]}}}}}}}}}}}}}(( "So, they chose you?"
0:32: [][][][][][]{{{{{{{{{{{{{{(( Insides scouring souls
0:33: [][][][][][]}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}(( Values sailing sounds
0:35: [][][][][][]{{{{}{}}}}}}}}{{}}(( CODONs flowing joints
0:36: [][][][][][]{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{(( "You'll regret..."
0:38: [][][][][][]}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}(( Feelings rising tides
0:40: [][][][][][]{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{(( Computers skimming styles
0:43: [][][][][][]}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}(( Sluices cutting screens
0:48: [][][][][][]{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{(( "...accepting this mission."
0:51: [][][][][][]}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}(( Tears ringing deeps
0:53: [][][][][][]{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{(( Boosters coursing skips
0:56: [][][][][][]}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}(( Places swimming swirls
1:05: [][][][][][]{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{(( Figures sliding sides
1:07: [][][][][][][][][][][][][][]}}}}}}}}}}}}}{}{}}}}}}}}}}}}}} Breaks sealing {}{}{
1:08: [][][][][][][][][][][][][][]{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}}}}}{{{ Angles humming {}{} }}
1:09: [][][][][][][][][][][][][][]}{}{}{}{}{}{}}{{{{{{ {}}{{ }{}{{ {{{{{{ Eyes flooded {{}} {
1:09.5:[][][][][][][][][][][][][][][][][][][][][][]][][][][][][][][]}}}} "Destroy the target, Raven."
1:10: [][][][][][][][][][][][][][][][][][][][][][][][][][][][][][][] {{{{{{ Pooled sparks off
1:13: {}{}{{}{ Drenched shells with
1:16: {}{} Splashed legs a

way

1:19: }}{{ Tired arms up

1:21: {}{ Leaked hours past

1:24: {}{{ Boiled dents be

hind

1:27: {}{ Singed heels back

1:30: {}} "Not bad..."

1:36: { Metals glazed

1:40: {}{}{ Backs fused

1:46: { "I didn't know..."

1:52: { Smokes lurid

1:58: }} Hands misted

2:03: { Breaths split

2:10: } Views dissolved

2:21: { Sinks

2:28: { Tries

2:35:} "I'm sorry, {}{}}}}{}"

2:39: Fade

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Maia Koliopoulos is a trans woman on the spectrum who studies fungi and classical languages. She likes listening, reading, and accelerating. You can find her online at @siderospora.