Day into Night

  A Gen Day I love dawn in the Watchtower. I stand outside, on the deck, just before dawn, Shazira by my side. She is too quiet, caught inside herself, thinking of Tzina.

When dawn arrives, the sky darkens. The sun’s light at dawn is dim, compared to the Watchtower’s brilliant light which stops with […]

Sweet Music

  Clear Morning A voice pulls me out of sleep. “Wake up, Yagrin.” “It’s almost time for the greeting.”

The world feels thick and dull as I try to rise. Why am I so tired?

I’m alone a few minutes later when I finally get out of bed, but I hear Shazira and Tzina on […]