Kaitlin was awarded the Gold Remi Award for Dramatic Short at Worldfest-Houston, where “Circles” screened at AMC Theatre on April 12, 2014. The film was “extremely well received by the audience,” said festival founder Hunter Todd. Worldfest’s first honors went to Spielberg, Ridley Scott, the Coen brothers, Francis Ford Coppola, Ang Lee, etc. Kaitlin Puccio honored now with Wordfest’s Gold Remi Award.
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2) He looked out into the ocean, the same color as the unlit sky, blending into one another seamlessly.
3) Seamlessly. He searched for it. What exists within that invisible seam, between the ocean and the stars? The wind pushed him forward.
4) Not yet. He wasn’t ready yet. He held onto the rail of the peeling red bridge and looked out, noticing the cold of the summer air.
5) He noticed everything. Felt everything. Remembered everything. Fresh-cut grass. Ex-wife’s lips, wet with salty grief. Baby shoes, unworn.
6) As his foot lifted off the ledge, he thought “this is a mistake.”
7) As he floated through the seam of the ocean and the sky, he thought “this is all that’s left of me.”
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He stood, watching the sun burn out. Well. In his mind he stood. He remembered what it was like to stand. He remembers standing. How his legs felt, which muscles engaged, he never noticed. What is it to stand, anyway?
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