Dictee - Polymnia: Sacred Poetry Summary & Analysis

Theresa Hak Kyung Cha
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Polymnia: Sacred Poetry Summary

She remembers drinking from this well once. A young woman fills two large jars as she approaches after walking very far during the hot summer. She sees the figure at the well in the distance, performing the gesture with precision and speed. An echo becomes audible as she nears the well. She does not look at the young girl who carries a small white bundle in her hand. The girl opens her mouth as if to speak but sits down in the shade without saying a word, seemingly cooled by the proximity of the well. She sighs and closes her eyes which have become unfocused from the heat and the dust. She opens her eyes to see the pools of spilled water surrounding the well. The girl speaks a sequence of words, her mouth hanging open after the last...

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