Posts Tagged: Venice
Suddenly Julia felt she was not there anymore. She could not find herself anymore. Not there or anywhere else. She simply had disappeared and it was fine, she had merged with life and was finally part of it. Lights
Returning home from the thermal pool of Campo Vignoni, Gaia felt suddenly Julia’s pain. She screamed and cried and was relieved only when, at home, she felt her mother’s embrace. In that same instant Julia’s body was lifted from
Gaia could not wait for Julia to return. She attended school in the day but her mind was always distracted. In the evening she would swim for two, three hours in the thermal pool in Campo Vignoni, until there was
Hello, said Gaia. She was a few feet away, swimming towards Julia as she came out of the water. Julia could not say anything. She looked around her. They were in a large courtyard with three floors of balconies
In the underwater living room, weeds and plants were growing on the floor and the walls and few pieces were still recognizable. A large table, covered with algae, the skeleton of a sofa, a brass and a still shiny
One early morning of January, still dark outside, as if she was telling a secret, Emma woke up Kristen, who was four at the time, and whispered. We are leaving. Where are we going? We are moving. When? Now.