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The Last of the Tellers – Five: Of Songs and Hues

Previously in The Last of the Tellers, Lest (the Teller) enjoyed his first apple. Conversation moved toward Graham’s trade and he revealed himself to be a singer, a trade that takes a lot of nerve in their society…

“A singer? Haven’t seen a singer since…”
“The Flight?”
“No. Not that long, I think, but close. It seems I met a commune twelve years back.”
“Of singers?”
“Yes, and Tinters like a hive.”

The Singer Graham sat quiet for a time
in which he sipped his coffee, thought, and stared.
“A commune,” Graham began, “of song and hue.”
“But only songs and color, nothing more.”

“But what if Continue reading The Last of the Tellers – Five: Of Songs and Hues