Author Topic: peculiar language which has nothing to do with what you are saying. A daughter.  (Read 8649 times)

Offline t k

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   "There was a whole flock of red-winged blackbirds. They rose up
   suddenly when we went by."

   "Oh."

   "I was happy to see them again. They tie things together, thoughts
   and such. You know?"

   She thinks for a while and then, with the trees behind her a deep
   green, she smiles. She understands a peculiar language which has
   nothing to do with what you are saying. A daughter.

   "Yes," she says. "They're beautiful."

   "Watch for them," I say.

   "All right."
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Please explain "A daughter".  Thanks.  --- tk

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She has a particular understanding with her daughter which almost needs no language.
Best wishes,

Duncan