Monday, April 25, 2022

Gods (Emily Berry)



While her companion talked on and on sheaimed to keep her expression neutral butallowed her gaze to pass occasionally fromhis face to the large colourful paintingbehind him, which depicted a pair of Hindugods cavorting in an idyllic landscape. Just tothe right of his head she had a glimpse of abright blue pool beneath some trees, and asshe nodded and murmured small soundsof encouragement she imagined herselfplunging into the lake and swimming witha powerful front crawl to the other side.Emily Berry (2022)

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