Black swan ash

Tjandamurra had caught the avian in Coastal Mambakoort for cremation. Supposedly, black swan ash was advantageous for ‘omen-seeing’, which he’d neoterized.

Expecting tragedy, Jedda absconded with her new friend.


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28 thoughts on “Black swan ash”

  1. I’m glad she rescued him. Tell her please don’t use him for eating.
    Growing up, my sister had a pet duck, he followed her all over the farm.
    ..

  2. So mysterious, difficult in these modern times to categorize such esoteric perplexity with marine or coastal avian life. Beautiful swanlike gliding.

    Tjandamurra โ€“ I donโ€™t see him.

    Jedda, such an attractive name, saving the day in this magical 29 word prose.

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