Tag: delia stories

Silvia’s Gingersnaps

Powdery flakes complete the whiteness of a blanketed landscape, festooning the firs and stringing garlands of sky on the paper birches. Hoary rooftops puff rounds of smoke, as icicles drip…
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Song Cycle, (1), Cow

She is old, but new to old age. She lives alone. She hasn't always lived alone, but now she lives alone in a farmhouse, an ocean away from her birth.…
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Five clay whistles, brought to the lips, transform a single breath. A simple note, again and another, begin to form a melodic song, pulled from the earth. Soon a plaintive…
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