HomeLIKHAvol. 14 no. 1 (1994)

A Time to Dance

Anthony L. Tan

Discipline: Literature



A strange delirium afflicts Sarah, bidden by music from long ago.


After a solitary lunch she went to the backyard. Carefully, unhurriedly, as if she was going to perform some ancient ritual, she piled dry twigs and leaves, made a hole in the middle of the pile, and lighted a match stick.