Now and then a piece arrives to lift us outside of not just mediocrity but the ordinary sphere of perceived possibility and float us through a door of the unexpected, bizarre, tragic, fascinating exploration of imagination. First Time Ever I Saw Your Face exists here, and I thank you for your submission.
The Monkey and I have read and we concur. It's creepy beautiful. Even with the bump of transition, a flaw or an intended stumble, occurring when Minerva hitches a ride home with her new friends, it must ascend
You must know, if you've knocked on TQR's door, the nature of treatment awaiting you at the next level. The Terminali will sniff every line, with eyes and editor's tools sharpened. See what happens. Watch for commentary in their thread over the coming days and weeks.