Posts Tagged: fish
and fell on the ground in front of a woman who carried a basket of apples on her head. The woman knelt and offered Julia a hand, all without losing balance. When Julia got on her feet a school
At night, in the Kijii Canal, Julia saw a bloom of glowing jellyfish moving with the flow. They lingered a moment below the bridge where she was standing, then flowed away.
We can swim inside and follow the light, Gaia said. I don’t know, said Julia, the water looks very cold and who knows what fish lives inside the building. Gaia was already in her red and yellow bathing suit,
This is the place, said Gaia, pointing to a building underwater. It had an open court through which light filtered below. Each window, even at the lower levels, was illuminated from inside.
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
September, 1798. Ferdinand Island disappears under the sea after a brief earthquake. Summer, before time. The hero lands on an uncharted island, lacking altitude and water sources, gets temporarily lost in its thick vegetation and barely regains his ship,