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What Water Remembers

Once, a long time ago, when the earth was old but Serbs were still young, men and women and everyone in between thought that water was God and they prayed to it fervently.

Algal Bloom

I remember the first thing Vienna said to me, after she ran up the driveway to our cabin, was “The water is full of poison.”  When I said “What?” she stepped back, and scraped her eyes over me, instead of answering, a clear appraisal.  “You

Moonlight in Water

One day, Kyoko had the idea of showing her vegetable garden reflected in a hand mirror to her husband upstairs. For her husband, confined to bed, this alone would open out a new life before him. One could never say that it was simply “this,”