Home #Blue Nib Issues Issue 37 | March 2019 | A Village Street in Winter- Ruth Brandt

A Village Street in Winter- Ruth Brandt

For a couple of days that winter it blew warm. Half our street, the south facing half, glinted with ochres and terracottas in the strobing sunlight, while the north facing side radiated arctic blue. Uphill, land warmed by the unexpected heat gave up its water and the river began to rise. None of us worried much about the river, after all for a brief while we had our street back to play in. Even Matt the Frost came out, loitering on his blue side of the street, posing spikey figures in its shado...

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