The snow child: Creative writing daily news
There once was a young couple that lived in the coldest part of Yakutat,
Alaska. No older than thirty? they
naively picked one of the coldest,
smallest and most secluded cities in the large continent.
It had a small populace,
and limited visitors,
but it was right by the coast so it was popular for it's sales in fish.
lived in a large cabin near the ocean surrounded by nothing but knee high banks of snow and the unknown.
The smell of fish oil and tardar sauce seemed to surround the area,
but it was somewhere they could
always call home.
One morning in late February,
the husband Akiak woke up early to stoke their witling
fire and begin cutting wood for the long winter day ahead.
The cold air flushed the life out of his body as
he gently lifted the covers exposing himself to the temperature.
The clock read four thirty but his body felt
He was especially tired today which was unusual for such a hard worker.
sleeping for another half an hour won't hurt anyone.
” Akiak sighed pulling the warm wool
covers back over himself and huddling next to his wife,
Shatiya. " Oy,
” Groaned Shatiya feeling her husband's presence.
Hours passed quickly as Akiak and
Shatiya slept soundly.
Once the sun had risen and the clock read seven forty…...