Reading and writing about short fiction edward proffitt

The harvesting of the corn and cotton, peanuts and squash, made each day a golden surprise that caused excited little tremors to run up her jaws. Myop carried a short, knobby stick.

Myop laid down her flowers. Around an overhanging limb of a great spreading oak clung another piece. Myop began to circle back to the house, back to the peacefulness of the morning. Often, in late autumn, her mother took her to gather nuts among the fallen leaves. It was the rotted remains of a noose, a bit of shredding plowline, now blending benignly into the soil.

The buckles of the overall had turned green. The air was damp, the silence close and deep. She had explored the woods behind the house many times.

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She had often been as far before, but the strangeness of the land made it not as pleasant as her usual haunts. His head lay beside him. It seemed gloomy in the little cove in which she found herself.

He had been a tall man. Along the shallow banks pigs rooted. She felt light and good in the warm sun. Around an overhanging limb of a great spreading oak clung another piece.

Myop gazed around the spot with interest. Frayed, rotted, bleached, and frazzled--barely there--but spinning restlessly in the breeze. She found, in addition to various common but pretty ferns and leaves, an armful of strange blue flowers with velvety ridges and a sweet suds bush full of the brown, fragrant buds.

Consider at least two of the elements of fiction: Frayed, rotted, bleached, and frazzled--barely there--but spinning restlessly in the breeze. It was then she stepped smack into his eyes. All his clothes had rotted away except some threads of blue denim from his overalls.

Around the spring, where the family got drinking water, silver ferns and wildflowers grew. Along the shallow banks pigs rooted. The buckles of the overall had turned green.

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Myop carried a short, knobby stick. She struck out at random at chickens she liked, and worked out the beat of a song on the fence around the pigpen. The harvesting of the corn and cotton, peanuts and squash, made each day a golden surprise that caused excited little tremors to run up her jaws.

It was then she stepped smack into his eyes.

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It seemed to Myop as she skipped lightly from hen house to pigpen to smokehouse that the days had never been as beautiful as these. She struck out at random at chickens she liked, and worked out the beat of a song on the fence around the pigpen.

The air held a keenness that made her nose twitch. Myop laid down her flowers. From feet to neck covered a long space. His head lay beside him. Around the spring, where the family got drinking water, silver ferns and wildflowers grew.

She had explored the woods behind the house many times. And the summer was over. It seemed to Myop as she skipped lightly from hen house to pigpen to smokehouse that the days had never been as beautiful as these.Edward Proffitt has 13 books on Goodreads with 26 ratings.

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Ed. Edward Proffitt. NY: Harcourt, It seemed to Myop as she skipped lightly from hen house to pigpen to smokehouse that the days had never been as beautiful as these. READING AND WRITING FICTION provides an introduction to writing and an introduction to fiction with an anthology of eight-six stories.

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