Dubhessa

Australia

Passionate writer, reader and cellist.
Love Frances Hardinge (author) and Bach (composer).

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"The truth is a beautiful and terrible thing and should therefore be treated with great caution."
- Albus Dumbledore

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Death

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I love the part where you describe the creature's tail hanging low. It shows how the animal is feeling without actually telling you specifically. Overall I think this piece is beautifully written and quite stunning. I love it.

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Dubhessa (Australia)() published:

Halting Melodies. Reflections of a cellist

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I lift her out of her case, her sleek glossy brown wood held gently in my strong fingers. I call her Jackie, after Jacqueline du Pre, who I love. The endpin goes in a hole in the floor that has been widened by so many years of use. She leans against me, between my legs and I draw the bow across her strings, the deep resonating note like a breath. A puff of rosin rises white in the air. I relax into...

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Dubhessa (Australia)() published:

Now or Never

PROMPT: Rain or Shine

A bubble of pride swells up in me as the car grinds to a halt and I crane forward in the passenger seat. Through the raindrops trickling patterns across the windscreen, a line of brake lights trail off down the road. Mum sits up straighter, gives a smile and yanks the steering wheel to the right along a narrow road. I rub at the foggy window and try to catch a glimpse of the protesters and they are there, waving...

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