Posts Tagged: explore
For days after their first bite of the wonderful fire-hot pizza, Gaia’s and Julia’s mouths felt sore and numb. As hot as it was, how could the girls not eat it right away?
Fourth floor said the large, bald man. Thank you, said the girls at the same time. Julia kept Gaia’s hand in hers while waiting for the elevator.
The puck moved in straight lines under Julia’s eyes along the frozen Bolotana Canal where the strongest and most agile skaters competed.
Nick left the boat and walked briskly up and down the Fondamenta. He opened and closed his fists, he touched the tip of his shoes with his hands without bending his knees, he squatted and jumped in the air and squatted
Back to the Smyth Island at dusk, quite before most blacksmiths had awaken, Cillian walked quietly into a back-alley. He tried a few doors until he found one open leading to a backyard full of scrap metal.
Cillian spent the night dismantling the coins, meting the metal, comparing, weighting and sampling. He drifted to sleep on the couch twice for a few minutes at a time, fully dressed.
Cillian spent over two hours on Smyth Island. Nick the boatman saw him at a distance, carrying a metal case with a wooden handle in one hand and a long parchment in the other.
While Cillian was drinking tea he heard the sound again, on the countertop at a short distance from where he was. Again, the same sound. One more coin with the odd sound was laid on a table before he left. He looked