The Book of Voices

Biblical Microfictions by Joseph Zitt


(Context: Genesis 19:23)

He tells me that his name is Orpheus. He sits before me as I, too, sit, here at the base of of this mountain, on this plain that is cursed by fire, ringed with fire. As I sit, my back rests against mossy rock. His rests against nothing, supported only by his firm resolve never to look to the south again.

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October 15, 2008 Posted by | Uncategorized | 2 Comments