Flash Fiction: Alasie’s Curse

The angakkuq said,

she was cursed,

to now pad across the ice.

A bear of ivory pelt,

for the rest of her days.

 

But Alasie;

who hunted seal,

who swam in arctic sea,

who loved the cubs she’d born:

 

Called it freedom.

 

 

Copyright © 2018 by Jason H. Abbott, All Rights Reserved.

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