It was raining hard when he got ready to go to work. Angrily, he took a raincoat from the trunk of the motorcycle and wore it. What a hell of a storm!
A Season Of Forest Flowers
After several rainy days, the sky began clearing up and turned quite blue. Standing by the window of his flat on the 11th floor of the condo, the elderly photo editor of a magazine could see early yellowish sunbeams spreading over the canopies and house roofs.
I was seven at that time. When I came home from school, I found a strange man in the house. My mother told me he was my father. The man rubbed my head. I rushed out and washed my hair at the well. No, I was fatherless and I was used to living without a father.
In this whole mountainous village, Sa was the only young girl who did not have to tender cows or work the field. She was like a silhouette on the walls. Besides her black pet dog, she had no one by her side, as a friend or a protector.
I shook hand with him and had a quick look. He was an elderly man with an ascetic face. He was a hard-going man, I thought. When the man smiled, the most prominent thing in that dead-pan look was those blue lips.
At sixteen, my sister was the most beautiful girl in Dong Village. When she was 26, there was still not any more beautiful girl than she in the village. But at that age in my home village, she was regarded as being on the shelf.
It was an early morning in summer. The sun was shining over the tree canopies along the street. In the afternoon, the bright yellow light began spreading on hi-rises.
Due to his impetuous temperament, he killed several people and became a condemned prisoner. Revenge. It was what he thought. He became resentful because the father was adamant to hand his daughter to a homeless, vagrant and jobless guy like him.
Every morning after cooking breakfast, watering potted flowers, tidying the house and kissing her husband James goodbye before he went to work, she drank a glass of limonade to detox her body before resuming her unfinished sleep for a few hours.
In this Nordic city, he could not afford this romantic autumnal wind. Thus, the first snowflakes in the foreign land in his mind were the coming chilly autumnal wind.
It was June. One day, a storm blew over a small rural area in the coastal plains. It mercilessly wreaked havoc on the poor region. Among its unlucky inhabitants, Mrs Thac's clan suffered the most.


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