Spaghetti and Fish Paste © (2004)

Chapter I: Perilous Bliss Time and again, little Teresa waits for the freight train to come. With her short stature, she stands on the tarnished roof of a discarded fruit shipper abandoned beside the rail track. She waits patiently for the train. Barefoot, she lingers in delight and hums a rhythmless hum as she picks…
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