This year, my story So Says the River continues as the characters search for the dragons that help keep the balance among the many worlds. A new sighting and event had occurred, but what does it mean?
In this part of the story, I was inspired by our neighbor’s yard— imagine stumbling across this in the forest— a grove of red maples under which this sacred statue waits for your thoughts.
Excerpt: Peace and Chaos within the red maples of autumn
“Oh this is delightful. So peaceful.”
And then I noticed the small sculpture below the largest of the maples. Its lower section, a cube with a large heart carved through each side of the stone, so that it formed legs over the leafy red leaves. Above that, another cube, hollowed out with a circular shape through each of the four sides. And atop of that a triangular shape like a roof with a ridge in the middle, higher and parallel to the uplifted edges of the original triangular shape. Inside the circular area, in the very middle, shone a shimmering blue dragon stone…
The blues, the white, the yellow pixies all swirled into the circle of red maples and the little meadow within, stopping on the little statue. The white landed on its top. The blues took the edges of the triangular roof, and the yellows— each took a side and the bottom of the heart shape of the lower part of the statue.
They waited, I sensed, in anticipation of my request, and as I considered my words, the space around us brightened in a swirl of purples and multi-colored sparkles, hovering over us, holding us all in a moment of apprehension for what was to come.Excerpt From
So Says the River E2 /So Says the Dragon
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For a bit about the artwork, see this piece on my art blog: More Acrylics.
Geeky Gramma ~~
Retired Middle School Language Arts/Media Teacher ~~
Writer and Thinker~~
Art from the Heart