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The Mountain

The Mountain by Theodora Goss Has anyone ever told you that the changing expressions on your face are like the weather on a mountain? Sometimes sunlit, but more often veiled in clouds, always mysterious, like fog moving among pine trees, … Continue reading

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Eurydice

Eurydice by Theodora Goss If you were in hell, for the sin of eating pomegranates or something equally nonsensical, I would go down myself into Hades’ stagnant realm, passing Cerberus, tossing him a biscuit, and have a talk with Persephone. … Continue reading

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The Resolution

The Resolution by Theodora Goss Let him go, let him go, cried the white dove, let him go, let him go, cried the brown. Let him fly to the wide blue sky and circle over the town. Let him wing … Continue reading

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The Waltz

The Waltz by Theodora Goss I am dancing with your shadow in perfect three-four time, while violins are playing a cacophonous, sublime waltz that sounds like caterwauling, and the constellations chime. He has eyes like flecks of silver in a … Continue reading

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What the Queen Said

What the Queen Said by Theodora Goss One night when the waves were whispering on the rocks of the shore, and the moon was spreading her wings of cloud, I stood at my window and touched an alba rose, then … Continue reading

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Invisible Letters

Invisible Letters by Theodora Goss Sometimes I write you letters in my head. I fill my pen with imaginary ink, go to my desk and pull out a sheet of paper as thin and translucent as dreams. I sit at … Continue reading

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A Storm

A Storm by Theodora Goss The willow is dancing, is dancing in earnest, above the ripped surface the round lake displays, unlike the wide privets that stand in fast harness, responding to motions the wild wind conveys, while the stones … Continue reading

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