Fisherwoman Mika Sandrigal was lost at sea. She knew where she was in relation to the Candorrean coastline and how to navigate back to her home city, Maelstrom. She knew the time of day. She knew the season. She knew the phase of the moon and the pattern of the tide.
She did not know the year.
In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents Samantha Mills's “Strange Waters.”
Crimson candles burn / Flame-tips taper to the wind / The morning air is cooling.
In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Ciro Faienza presents Marcus Chan's "Candle Piety," with commentary by the poet and by editor emeritus Li Chua.
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