ways to water

After assembling her materials, Sophie waited until dusk before she took everything over to Old Mrs. Montgomery on 9th and Pearl. To sweeten Mrs. Montgomery up, she took in a plate of plain sugar cookies first. Knocking loudly on the door, she pushed it open and went on in.

Old Mrs. Montgomery looked up from her book on the bed.

"How are you doing today?" Sophie greeted her.

"Still kicking--they haven't beaten me down yet." the spirited voice separated itself from the thin covers. "It isn't Monday already, is it? And besides, the meals already came today. What are you doing over here?"

"No, it's still Sunday. But I thought I'd come over to give you a treat." Sophie set up a little tv tray next to Mrs. Montgomery's bed and placed gaily colored sugar cookies on it. Then she went into the kitchen to make a pot of hot cocoa.

"You never brought sugar cookies before. Come on, what is it that you really want?" Mrs. Montgomery reached out a thin sagging arm for the cookies, careful not to spill the crumbs on the bedsheets.

Sophie told her.

Mrs. Montgomery agreed, on the condition that when Sophie got to the bastards, she could watch the fun.

dowsers navigate / by the principle / water finds / ways to water / souls find / their ways / to other souls

if there are / other waters / we can not / know them / all we see / in rivers / is their presence

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