"Kostya who always slowed for me..."
from Vladivostok Station
"It looked up, I thought, in my direction, and then it went on, away from the stable, farther into the field..."
from Milner Field
"She wakes to an impossible distance..."
from Still a Fire
"Paper fell like snow..."
from A Willow and the Moon
"It wasn't the child she was thinking of but the desert where her mother had been, the desert and the man approaching her mother's vehicle..."
"She had been here before. This part of the river. This piece of land..."
from The Mountain
"Sometimes we met on a bridge. Other times on the train, in a corridor, the two of us opening a window at night..."
"I never saw him leave the mountain..."
"Every day a pin into a chamber..."
"They are talking about the explosion they heard earlier that day..."
"She continued to work at the hotel..."
"I used to hold my grandfather's ruined hands..."