Stars

We met with the Siberian man on the beach at dusk. The sea was almost invisible, melting into the darkening, violet haze. "Tell me, why are some fixed stars destructive?" I asked. "Well, these traditional astrologers of yours, they were not exactly serving a goddess, were they?" he replied, staring at the sky, waiting for … Continue reading Stars

Snow on Fire

I was on a night sea, in a narrow boat with the Siberian man. I saw a star shining bright on the horizon. "Is that Jupiter rising?" - I asked, but he didn't reply. "I wonder what I am supposed to do with myself. When I live in the outer world, I soon feel so … Continue reading Snow on Fire

Fire and Water

I enjoyed watching the horses roaming about, they were beautiful, powerful and free. Then one of them slowed down and came towards us. We stood up. "Come" - said the skinless man, and we took the horse, and off we went, running with the rest of the herd, racing with the winds, on top of the oceans... it was thrilling, intoxicating.

The Canoe

I was lying on my back, staring at the sky above me. I saw some spots of light shooting by, they looked like fireflies, except the bee who was flying very close to me. Then I realized they were not fireflies but stars, and that even though it felt like we were hardly moving at all, we were in fact gliding so fast the stars seemed to leave a trail on our breaths...