Amusing Responses
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Amusing Responses

The Oven

Centina- a story about baking

Photo by Artur Rutkowski on Unsplash

Through the rustling of wheat, on a later summer morning, she entered the communal oven. There was no one around. It was hot inside, unbearably! She took off the scarf covering her face, and dabbing at her bloodied lip, started kneading the dough. Four hands did it quickly. Soon, with the bread in the oven, they ducked into the recess behind, a bucket of cold water, splash splash, hands finding places to cool down…

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Neera Handa Dr

Neera Handa Dr

Top writer in poetry, compulsive writer, I enjoy reading writing just about anything. I write daily, have published a PhD, a book, a few academic articles.