The Moya View

Tag: icarus

  • Icarus, She Flies

    A daughter dies, and she is found, in the cerulean movements of birds. Not a hawk. Mother Sky says those are for boy’s souls.   The father sees mockingbirds building a nest of pine twigs in the corner frieze of the portico and imagines a flash of her smile in there frequent swoops to his…

  • Icarus’ Sister

    Icarus’ Sister

    Icarus’ sister exists only in living stone, the watchful daughter of the craftsman in the middle of his own labyrinth, once his prized creation, placed in the prime line of his drafts, design, eye of his genius, now a relic existing in a dusty nowhere cobweb corner stained with Minotaur blood, watching her fleshy father…