Gianina Opris: Segundo Cuadro

Spring '07 TOC

         “Mom did God create me?”
         “No. I created you.”
         “No.  God created me!”
         “Yes—with my influence.”
         “Hip-hip
         “Bless you—Dear Dog.  You were born with the hic’ups!”
         “Are you the only one Dear Dog talks to?
         “No.  She talks to others too.  O listen . . . that’s Dear Dog’s favorite song 
         ____________________________ [  ]”
         “How do you know that?”
         “Cause she told me!  The other day I had Chris Botti’s CD going on and when it
came to song number five she said:  May I have this dance?”
         “And?”
         “And—we danced!”
         “But . . . but . . . is she your daughter?”
         “She is everything I don’t have close to me.  A Dear Sister.  A Dear Mother.  A
Dear Best Friend.  A . . .”
         “But you have a mom.”
“Look at the moon.  The earth gives us honey and milk.  I can dance in the air.  Rotate the
wheel.  Animals talk.  I participate in the inner life of another.  I can feel supernatural. 
Free.  I keep my socks on during the labor.  My words begin as a voice in the heart.”
         “Mom—is that an eco-lite prayer?”
         “Can you think of its creator?”

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