Posts Tagged: clouds
Under the starry sky of the ceiling of the room of Magical Stuff, Gaia showed Julia a red feather, a striped oar, a chef’s knife, a cloud, a shelf covered by wet, green grass. How can a cloud live
On the day Julia took the airship back to Helobiae she recognized the shapes of the islands floating between the clouds. She slept
Julia woke up on the floor of the living room. The sky from the windows was bright and clear. Gaia was on the floor next to her, her breathing slow. Kristen was on the sofa, her head reclined towards
Inside the apartment Kristen was singing loudly in the living room. She smiled at Julia and Gaia as they came in, wet and shaken. Come on in, I’ll make some tea, we’ll dance to the waves until it’s quiet
Julia and Gaia heard the water raising in the darkness below them. Julia could not move until Gaia embraced her. The winds were howling and rain fell from the fast-moving clouds. Gaia took Julia by her hand on the
The night got darker as few stars were visible in the cloudy sky. Gaia got closer to Julia as the story unfolded. The bearded man continued his tale in the darkness, as nothing else mattered.
Nikos, the bearded man continued, had boxes of knives and blades and three sets of scalpels, tools that could be used to heal a wound, remove a rotten tooth or assist with a birth. Petros had crates that housed glass
September, 1852. The first steam-powered AirBird flies for 17 miles before landing, in strong winds, on a hilly terrain in Harley Island. September, 1933. Over 18,000 AirBirds are in service in Helobiae.