Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 29 December 2013 (Inside the Jump)

Martisset said, “What I see is … you, different from me, and no, I never forgot that, because they never let me forget it. But you were in love with flight, and you were fierce, single-minded. I used to watch you in the flight class…”

“And at the edge of the dancing-circle.”

“It took me a while to realize that the two of you were the same person. I mean, I admired you there too… and I already knew some of those songs. My father had recordings he used to listen to while he was working.”

“Those are Sarronny work-songs,” Jehen said. “If the date’s right, I think we were dancing organic and biochemistry.”


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7 Responses to Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 29 December 2013 (Inside the Jump)

  1. daezarkian says:

    I always love your dialogue and prose: eloquent, detailed, rich, melancholy. Great work, as ever!

  2. This is an interesting back and forth between the characters. Nice job!

  3. Quite the conversation, very intriguing…flying and dancing and music – beautiful! Great snippet!

  4. burnsmillie says:

    music and biochemistry…flying…all good : )

  5. their conversation reveals a lot. great 8

  6. Kate Warren says:

    Dancing biochem? Cool!

  7. Work songs as in a way of remembering things?

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