It Thaws in Spring — Brittany M. Perkins
Lena is an ice child, a wraithlike being who dwells in the depths beneath a frozen pond with others like herself. She doesn’t remember a time before she lived there; she really doesn’t remember much at all. But when Lena meets a child of the surface, some of her memories begin coming back, though not all of these newly unburied recollections are welcome.
Narrated by the author.
Published in Metaphorosis on 10 November 2023.
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