Spontaneous Rainbows

…or the Velocity of Time

Olivia Semple
6 min readJul 1, 2021

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You were talking about surfing, I remember. About how the moment you drop into a twelve-footer, time slows.

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“Your energy is explosive, high adrenaline, screaming for you to paddle, paddle, paddle, and then suddenly you’re on the precipice, and the second your board dips its nose down, it’s like life becomes a slow-motion video. You can hear droplets detaching…

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Olivia Semple

Gypsy lady, chocolate fiend. Forever dizzy at Kierkegaard's abyss. I should be editing my novel but I’m procrastinating here instead.