Posts Tagged: disappear
Julia swam through the living room into a corridor, the walls covered with mussels and there she saw the moon, enormous, providing the light for her. She swam towards it, along the corridor, through a window and out of it she
Julia swam to the building Gaia entered a minute earlier. A school of blue and silver angelfish crossed the window as she entered. Gaia was nowhere in sight. Julia’s stomach tightened.
Julia took note of the water level every day until she could see the submerged windows of the buildings getting closer to the surface. She would have been able to look inside but the canals were so full of
After the expected accident it did not rain for weeks. The air got dustier, the smells drier. After two months, the largest campi were covered by beaten earth, brought over by winds. Julia felt the skin itching when she
As Julia laid down that night, her tiredness flowed inside her bed. She felt it, she smelled it, she touched it as it descended into the crevices of the wool until it mingled with the tiredness of the countless others
The tide had settled and the sea was shining with light. The moon, just above the clouds in full daylight, was larger than Julia had ever seen it.
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
Julia, Gaia and Kristen danced and laughed while the building creaked and shook. Waves were grazing the windows and rain was pouring from the sky. The moon loomed as large as ever through the clouds.
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