we need to

Rummaging quietly through Sophie's dresser drawer, Amy pulled out the pad of silk thin writing paper that Yuki had gotten from Japan. If you held it to the light just right, you could see small wavery patterns of sinuous river banks. She carefully opened her mother's briefcase and borrowed the Cross pen. Breathed deeply and rewrote the lie she had rehearsed too much:

I know where Anna is. She's fine. I'm going to go meet her now.

She folded it carefully, and left it in front of the living room fountain.

a river's secrets / depend on / how much / we need to / configure / its destinations / with our realities

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

Follow us all: Amy/Anna, Sophie/Yuki, Kit/Richard, minor characters or sift through water leavings and river journeys.